Management Editorial

Viveck GoenkaViveck Goenka Chairman & Managing DirectorAn engineer by qualification, a newspaper publisher by profession and a socially committed citizen by choice, Mr. Viveck Goenka is the Chairman & Managing Director of The Indian Express [P] Limited, one of the most widespread newspaper publishing groups in India... Read more.


He is also a Director of the United News of India. He has been Director of The Press Trust of India (PTI), a Council member of the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), and was one of the youngest past presidents of the Indian Newspaper Society (INS). He continues to be an Executive Committee Member at the INS.
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George VargheseGeorge Varghese Chief Executive Officer & Wholetime DirectorGeorge Varghese has over 20 years of experience and expertise in Product Marketing and Management, Business Strategy, New Business Development, etc. .. Read more.


An alumnus of St. Joseph's - Pune, he holds an MBA with specialization in Marketing Sales Management from IMDR, Pune. From 1988 to 1998, he has worked with The Indian Express [P] Ltd as the Chief General Manager of Marketing. His next role was with Hughes Telecom (President & CEO - from 1998 to 2002); Reliance Communications (President - from 2002 to 2010) and KEC International Ltd (President - from 2010 to August 2013). In August 2013, George Varghese joined back as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Indian Express [P] Ltd. He is also a sports enthusiast and enjoys cricket and football the most.
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Vaidehi ThakarVaidehi ThakarWholetime DirectorMs Vaidehi Thakar is a whole time director of The Indian Express [P] Ltd. She has done her graduation in eco-stats from Fergusson College, and LLB from ILS, Pune with a LLM from the University of Cambridge. ... Read more.


Ms Thakar joined in 1992 in the legal department and is presently the Director (Corporate Legal). She joined the board of The Indian Express [P] Ltd in 2003, and is also on the board of various group companies. She is also the Executive Publisher of the popular Marathi language newspaper “LOKSATTA”.
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Anant GoenkaAnant GoenkaWholetime Director and Head - New MediaAnant Goenka strategises the New Media initiatives at The Indian Express and handles its business publication division. He continuously innovates to stay ahead of rivals, and simultaneously brings quality audience to the newspaper's online edition. ... Read more.

Anant Goenka cut his teeth in journalism with Business India, a premier business magazine, and NDTV 24x7, a leading television news channel in India, before completing a Master of Arts in Print Journalism from Annenberg School for Journalism, University of Southern California. Over the last two years, he has overhauled the newspaper's online edition, catapulting it to the top in the pecking order.
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R.C. MalhotraR.C. MalhotraAll India Production HeadR. C. Malhotra holds an M.Com from Delhi University, MBA from Faculty of Management Studies Delhi University, Diploma in Company Law from Indian Law Institute and has studied Company Secretary from Institute of Company Secretaries of India. .. Read more.


He started his career with Goodyear and was looking into production planning and material control for 18 years. R.C Malhotra joined Bennett Coleman & Company (The Times of India group) as Business Commercial Head and later worked as GM Production for 18 years. In 2007, he joined The Indian Express as All India Controller- Production where he also looks after IT and purchasing along with newsprint.
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GR-SexenaG R Saxena( Sr. Vice President – HR & Administration)GRS comes with more than 26 years of experience in Human Resources Management and Administration. A Masters in Social Work from Jamia Millia Islamia, he started his career in 1988 with Bhartia Cutler Hammer Limited. ... Read more.


He has vast industry experience with Escorts & International Data Management Ltd. He was associated with the Indian Express group from 1994 to 2007 and rejoined the group in June 2014 . His core strengths lie in Resource & Performance Management, Competency and Organizational Development.
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Amit RattanAmit Rattan( Chief Finance Officer)A qualified charted accountant, Amit Rattan has over 17 years experience in Accounts, financial analysis, tax planning, accounting control, strategic planning and development of policies and procedures... Read more.
He did his education from MD University Rohtak and joined the MGF group in 1997. Subsequently he went on to join the Montari group as Senior Manager in the year 1999. He joined the Indian Express in 2008 as Senior Manager after 6 years of entrepreneurial stint.
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Sanjay JaiswalSanjay JaiswalSenior Vice President, Team RED (North & South)Sanjay Jaiswal started his career with the Express group at the Patna office after completion of MBA from LNM Institute of Economic Development and Social Change, under Magadh University. ... Read more.
His initial assignment was with the circulation team. In 1993, he moved to the revenue generation business of space marketing as an additional responsibility. He completely shifted to space marketing from 1995.

Sanjay Jaiswal's tenure of 23 years with the group presented him with the exposure and experience of working at various capacities and different locations (Patna, Jaipur, Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi and Eastern markets). His current responsibilities include business generation for the group from North, South, International markets and Bhubaneswar, along with the management of a few IT events.
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Thomas ZachariahThomas ZachariahVice President, Team RED (West & East)Thomas is a graduate from Symbiosis Pune. He started his career in 1992 & worked with organization like Matrix Business Machine, Clover Insys, Modi Xerox, Hughes Telecom, Hindustan Times & World Space.... Read more.
His journey with The Express Group started in 2008 at Pune, were he was heading Space Marketing & then moved to Mumbai as "Mumbai Head".

Presently he is responsible for business generation for the group from West & East.
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Pavita PuriPavita PuriGroup Head, BrandPavita Puri is a specialist in brand building and idea management, with 20 years of experience in marketing and communication and its different facets - brand strategy, brand architecture management, product development insights, advertising and communication, brand engagement programs, media planning, and public relations. ... Read more.
She has exposure to a wide range of categories including telecommunications, automobiles, financial services, information technology, office equipment, FMCG, hospitality, airlines and media.

An alumna of St. Stephen's College, Pavita Puri started her career in advertising with Rediffusion Y&R, moving on to Lowe Lintas + Partners. She joined The Indian Express Group in 2008 and is responsible for driving and sustaining brand health for the Group and all its brands.
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Sunil NairSunil NairSenior Vice President - CirculationSunil is a gradutate from the University of Pune. He started his career with The Express Group in 1990 and managed a variety of portfolios in ad sales and Circulation, till the year 2003.... Read more.


He joined The Express Group back from Network 18 where he was Head of Distribution and Operations for their B2B and B2C titles, like Forbes, Overdrive, Better photography and various other titles. He spent the last ten years in the Circulation function of various media companies such as TATA Infomedia, Hindustan Times and DNA, before joining Network 18 in Dec 2008. Presently he is responsible for All India Circulation Sales.
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Sanjay PuriSanjay PuriVice President, SchedulingSanjay Puri, a graduate from Punjab University, started his career as a sales professional with Moser Baer India Limited and then moved to Usha International Limited. In September 1991, he became a part of the Express family and served various roles from space marketing (Delhi) to working with the circulation team. ... Read more.


Currently, he takes care of media operations of the group and continues to be responsible for corporate scheduling for all space teams, coordination with the brand team and editorial on corporate planning and policy, timely release of pages across centres as well as audit of process and systems.
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