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Ashish Bagga Steps Down As Group CEO, India Today

This marks the end of his 15 year stint with the news organization

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Ashish Bagga, Group CEO, India Today has stepped down from his role. This marks the end of his 15 year stint with the news organization.

Bagga started his career with the India Today Group in 1983 and was responsible for launching Music Today, the video magazine on current affairs, Newstrack, and the four vernaculars editions - Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam - of India Today.

Before re-joining the India Today Group in 2001, Bagga briefly served as president & CEO with Business Standard's e-initiative, in association with Financial Times, London. He was promoted to the role of Group CEO in 2012.

Bagga has spearheaded the group’s foray into a diversified multimedia play with e-commerce, transit retail and education besides direct to consumer and the digital business. He has forged strong relationships for ITG with leading international media groups such as US based Hearst Corp, Germany’s Axel Springer and Daily Mail of UK.


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