With the creation of three clusters, the media conglomerate Network18 has now appointed 3 key people to head the same. Basant Dhawan joins as CEO of the English/Business cluster, while Karan Abhishek Singh has been appointed as CEO for Languages cluster. The CEO of the Hindi cluster is Mayank Jain. All three will report to Avinash Kaul, Chief Operating Officer of Network18.
Karan is from Star India where he managed Integrated Sales for Television and Digital. He had also worked with PepsiCo, Nokia, Godrej Sara Lee, HLL and GE.
Basant is also from Star India where he spent the last four years in a variety of roles. Mayank too comes from Star India’s entertainment division.