Expertise: Media and Entertainment Practice

Rajnish Rikhy

Rajnish has deep experience of over decades in the Media and Entertainment Sector. He has over 30 years of industry experience in Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Corporate, HR, Operations and P&L functions. He has worked and advised clients across Pharma, FMCG, Education, Auto, Media and SME sectors.

In his latest role as Group CEO & Business Director at Kantipur Media Group (KMG), the largest media conglomerate in Nepal he was accountable for the P&L of all four group companies - Print, Radio, Television and Digital. Prior to this, he worked with Bennett, Coleman & Company Limited (The Times Group) as Director - Response where he was responsible for the growth of all six metros across verticals which contributed 70 percent of the total revenue of over INR 6000 Cr. He had a long association of over 18 years with Bennett Coleman. Rajnish also served as the Chief Revenue Officer of TV Today Network Ltd (India Today Group), where he led the restructuring of the division and put in place new operating guidelines. During his 10+ year stint, the company achieved consistent growth in revenue and profits resulting in a 5x increase in market capitalization.

He has extensive experience as a core working member of the executive group advising on key strategic decisions during his tenure with the organizations. He has been empaneled by The Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) to act as an Independent Director on a Company Board.

Rajnish graduated in Commerce from Rajasthan University and subsequently completed his LLB and MBA From Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University. He also holds a Management Development Diploma from IIM Ahmedabad. In his free time, Rajnish enjoys being with nature, gardening and travelling. He is a peoples person as well as a sports buff who follows Tennis, Soccer & Cricket.

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