UTV New Media CEO Manish Agarwal Joins Reliance Entertainment
Manish Agarwal, who resigned from his role as CEO of UTV New Media recently, will join Reliance Entertainment as the Chief Operating Officer (Digital).
Agarwal, according to Medianama.com, will join on March 1, 2011. We are awaiting a confirmation from the company.
Reliance Entertainment is a part of the Reliance ADAG and has a motley of businesses including digital media, film entertainment and cinemas (BIG Cinemas) and broadcasting with radio channel 92.7 BIG FM and the Reliance Broadcast Network. Its Internet and new media companies include BIGFlix.com, social networking site BIGAdda.com, gaming firms Zapak and Jump Games. Agarwal will be in charge of these digital business and will report to Rohit Sharma, CEO, Zapak Digital Entertainment Ltd and head of digital businesses at Reliance Entertainment.
Prior to UTV New Media, Agarwal was Director, Marketing at Microsoft and has also worked at Rediff.com, HLL and Infosys.