Networkplay's Ram exits; Ampreet Singh takes the reins!

Gruner + Jahr (G+J) has appointed Ampreet Singh the CEO of Networkplay with immediate effect. Rammohan Sundaram, previous CEO and Founder of Networkplay, leaves the company by mutual agreement. Sundaram and his team have built up and grown Networkplay successfully since its incubation in 2008. In March 2012, G+J, the publishing division of European media conglomerate Bertelsmann AG, had acquired a majority stake in Networkplay, India’s fastest growing digital ad network with presence on internet, mobile, event and DTH platforms.

Rammohan Sundaram hands over as CEO of Networkplay to Ampreet Singh who has been with Networkplay since it’s early days. Before becoming a co-founder of Networkplay, Singh worked with Nokia Interactive Advertising, Yahoo India, Tribal DDB in leadership positions and is an expert in the digital space. In his new role as CEO, Singh will be responsible for the overall strategy and direction of Networkplay’s business. Singh will continue his current duties as Vice President Distribution & Client Servicing and Production Director of Ad:Tech India at Networkplay in addition to his new role.

Torsten-Jörn Klein, President of Gruner+Jahr International: “I thank Rammohan Sundaram for his outstanding commitment and excellent work. With truly entrepreneurial spirit, he has successfully established Networkplay and turned it into India’s fastest growing digital ad network. I wish him all the best for his personal and professional future. At the same time, I am very happy to welcome Ampreet as CEO on board. Ram will continue to be Advisor to the NetworkPlay Board and also continue to be the Chairman for ad:tech India. With Ampreet Singh, we have found an outstanding executive who is not only very familiar with Networkplay, but also has great expertise in the Indian digital advertising space. I am convinced that he will successfully manage the Networkplay business and its offerings across all channels and wish him good luck and every success in the challenges ahead.”

Rammohan Sundaram: "It has been my pleasure to have established and brought up Networkplay for the last four years and I leave the company today in position for a strong future. I am proud of my fellow employees and want to thank my entire team for supporting me in this endeavor. I wish my successor Ampreet all the best in bringing Networkplay to even greater heights in the coming years."

Ampreet Singh: “I have been with Networkplay from the beginning and am proud to be part of such a promising company with still further great potential ahead. Backed by G+J’s long-term commitment to the Indian market, I look forward to the task of leading Networkplay into a bright future – across all digital channels – and with all of our great Networkplay colleagues.”


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