The Printers Mysore appoints Arpan Chatterjee to head its digital biz
The Printers Mysore, publisher of Deccan Herald and Prajavani newspapers and Sudha and Mayura magazines, has appointed Arpan Chatterjee as its new head of digital business.
Arpan, who joins The Printers Mysore from The Hindu Group of publications, has been designated Chief Operating Officer - Digital and will report to TPM’s Chief Executive Officer Karthik Balakrishnan.
Arpan has over 20 years of experience across leadership roles in Indian media companies and new economy businesses. He has previously worked for companies such as NaiDunia, Webdunia, Dice Inc, Andale Inc and The Times of India. He has been associated with industry bodies like MRUC (Media Research Users Council) & RSCI (Readership Studies Council of India). ). Arpan has done his executive education from IIM Calcutta.
Explaining the thinking behind Arpan’s hiring, TPM’s CEO Karthik said Arpan would play a pivotal role in driving the organisation forward on the digital initiatives the group is undertaking, “We are looking to capitalise on our strengths as a legacy publisher to build a print and digital media business for the 21st century media consumer. Arpan’s on boarding goes to the core of our transformation, where he will drive our digital business vision”, said Karthik.
Arpan, who is now a couple of weeks into his new role said, “I’m very excited about the opportunity to chart a digital transformation for one of India’s most respected media companies. The company has a very compelling vision of its digital future and I look forward to working with all the stakeholders in bringing this vision to life”.