BIG CBS NETWORKS has appointed Anand Chakravarthy as its Business Head. As part of his new profile Chakravarthy, who has been associated with Reliance Broadcast Network since its inception, will take on the mandate of the overall P&L and brand development for the joint venture’s English Channel portfolio viz. BIG CBS Prime, BIG CBS Love and BIG CBS Spark. Along with his new profile as Business Head for the BIG CBS JV, Chakravarthy will continue with his current designation of Chief Marketing Officer, Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd.
Chakravarthy has over 15 years of experience across research, advertising and marketing. He joined Reliance Broadcast Network in 2006, and has played an instrumental role as part of the core team that has taken the Company from a pure radio company 92.7 BIG FM, to a multimedia conglomerate. His expertise lies in building growth through effective trouble shooting and leading through people management, qualities which have earned him the position of Chief Marketing Officer, Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd.
Speaking on Chakravarthy’s appointment, Tarun Katial, CEO, Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd. said, “Anand is one of our finest and most committed senior management associates. As the business takes a new leap with some amazing content – America’s Got Talent, American Idol, X Factor, Dexter and more, along with the impending digitization which will catapult these channels into another level, no one is better equipped than Anand to lead this initiative and focus on great content and communication, subscription revenue, and building greater value for advertisers.”