17 March, 2016, India: The COO of Times Internet, Gautam Sinha has been promoted to the post of CEO of the company. The move came right after the promotion of Satyan Gajwani (former CEO, Times Internet) who now becomes the Managing Director of Times Internet.
With the vast experience of 28 years, Sinha is expected to take the internet arm of Times Group to a new horizon. He has been associated with Times Internet from past eight years and had worked as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer, earlier.
Speaking about the company’s new move, Gajani, opined, “Having worked with Gautam closely for many years, I have great confidence in his understanding and capabilities with digital businesses. Most importantly, Gautam has helped shape Times Internet’s culture, and he and I continue to believe that our roles are simply to enable and empower great business teams to execute as effectively as possible.”
On his new role, Sinha said, “Digital news, entertainment, classifieds and commerce are rapidly shaping the Indian consumer’s habits, and I am delighted to have the opportunity to spearhead an industry leader, with over 150 million highly engaged monthly users. Leading such a diverse portfolio in today’s dynamic environment is a mammoth task. Satyan has done a fantastic job creating a solid cultural foundation, vision and team, and I’m excited to continue to work alongside him to deliver world class products and experiences.”