Ashit Kukian joins NewsX as COO & CRO - iTV Regionals
iTV Network has appointed Ashit Kukian as COO, NewsX and CRO, iTV Regionals, Entertainment & Sports Businesses. In this new role, his responsibilities will include providing leadership and strategic direction to create new revenue generation opportunities in the market for iTV Network.
Kartikeya Sharma, Founder & Promoter, iTV Network, said, “Ashit is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. We are entering into an exciting phase of growth at iTV Network, Ashit with his indepth understanding of advertising ecosystem shall be a great asset to leverage the revenue opportunities.”
Varun Kohli, CEO, iTV Network, added here, “We are delighted to have Ashit on board. He is a seasoned professional who will bring his rich experience and expertise in growing iTV Network and taking it to next level. His understanding of the market will be of an immense value to our network.”
Commenting on the development, Ashit Kukian said, “I am happy to be part of a young media organisation like the iTV Network and would like to play an important role in the continued success of the group. What’s more exciting is the opportunities the group is providing me with the various new initiatives that have been planned for in the near future.”
Ashit Kukian was President – Revenue for Times Network. Part of the leadership team, Kukian strengthened the networks efforts in meeting its aggressive growth targets.
Prior to joining Times Network, Kukian was the President and Chief Operating Officer at Radio City. His leadership, industry insights and operational expertise had strengthened Radio City’s performance in the radio industry through traditional and non-traditional revenue. Before venturing into the radio industry, Kukian spent 13 years at The Times Group managing various important roles. In his last assignment at the group, he was part of the core team that launched Zoom. Earlier, he was the driving force behind expanding leading brands of the group – Femina and Filmfare. He played a critical role in launching Femina Book of Travel, Book of Interiors, and Book of Fashion.