Chief Executive Officer
Ajit Dheer is the CEO of Radio & Digital Audio HT Media Ltd. He is a Business Leader with 25 years of experience in leading step change and building strong businesses. He has extensive general management and P&L management experience with functional expertise in sales, customer management, go to market & finance.
He Joined HT media in May 2019 as National Head Circulation and was later given the additional responsibility of Chief Revenue Officer for WUP and UK region. In this role he transformed the Circulation Ecosystem by digitalizing it. Under his leadership, the group has gained circulation share across English and Hindi markets and seen value share gains in advertising sales in WUP and UK. Before joining HT Media, Ajit worked in PepsiCo for over 11 years and in his last assignment with them he was the CEO and MD of NourishCo Beverages Ltd (TATA PepsiCo JV). At NourishCo he turned around the business and made it profitable. He comes with a rich experience and has worked in companies like Spencer’s Retail Ltd., Reckitt Benckiser India Ltd., Cargill India Pvt. Ltd. and Dabur Foods.
Mr. Harshit Gupta an associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India bearing membership no. A41111. He is a seasoned professional with over seven years of post-qualification experience in Corporate arena. He joined HT Group in January, 2022 and is currently designated as Company Secretary of Next Mediaworks Limited. In his last stint, he was associated with Tata Steel Group. In Tata Steel Group, he has worked with Tata Steel Limited, Tata Steel BSL Limited, Tata Steel Utilities and Infrastructure Limited and other step-down subsidiaries.
He has demonstrated skills in the core Secretarial role, Corporate Affairs, Governance and Ethics. He is specialized in handling Corporate Social Responsibility assignments involving need assessment, community engagement, impact assessment and reporting. He has also looked after compliance management system involving implementation, sustenance and reporting of compliances relating to Corporate, Fiscal, Economic, HR, Health Safety and other laws.
He is a Commerce graduate and Master in Commerce from St. Xavier’s College and has pursued LLB degree from VBU.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Amit Madaan is a Chartered Accountant with over 18 years of experience. He has rich corporate experience in Finance & Accounts and has worked with leading Corporate groups like Bharti Airtel, Xerox India and Radico Khaitan. He has been associated with HT Group since 2008. In his last stint in HT, he was Assistant Vice President Finance and Accounts looking after Corporate Financial Planning and Investor Relations.