MUMBAI: UTV New Media has appointed Zaki Ansari as the chief product and technology officer and Subhash R Ghosh as vice president – mobile.
Ansari will be responsible for building and growing online destinations for entertainment and information. Prior to joining UTV New Media,
Ansari was with Rediff as vice president – product development, where he had been for the last 14 years.
Ansari said, "UTV does its best in whatever it lays its hands on. Keeping in mind its recent emphasis on the internet medium, I am glad to be a part of this organization. I am sure that my experience will be useful to the New Media team. I am looking forward to an enriching experience, working with UTV."
Ghosh will take over the responsibility of increasing partnership with the operators and the platform players to drive revenues. Prior to joining UTV New Media, he was working with a US based start-up EnvIO Networks Inc., as senior director for India & APAC markets.
Ghosh said, "Having worked in various domains of telecom such as revenue driven profiles – Enterprise Network Solutions and Design, International Connectivity in addition to the content and application sides of mobile VAS, my extensive association with this industry will bring forth a different perspective to the new media business at UTV. I look forward to working with this talented team."