Chief Executive Officer
Ramesh Menon is a Business Leader with over 3 decades of Multi category, Multi geography experience having held senior, general management positions in multi national corporations, family-owned businesses as well as startups in the FMCG, retail, manufacturing, telecom, and media sectors.
He has demonstrated the capacity to drive organizations through Turn around and Start up situations and is adept at conceptualisation and deployment of strategy, people and cultural transformation, digital innovation, and executing new age go-to-market strategies. He has valuable experience managing significant revenue streams with aggressive market share and business growth goals in highly competitive situations.
Ramesh Menon is now in his second stint as the CEO of HT Media Group's Radio and Digital Audio Businesses, where he has been instrumental in pivoting the business to become a digital-led audio and music organisation. Prior to this role, he was the Chief Business Officer – Digital Innovation & New Business, where he launched many new products and platforms for HT Media Group.
Before joining HT Media in 2019, Mr. Menon worked in Future Retail as CEO. He has also earlier been the CEO at HyperCITY Retail, National Head for the Wireless GSM Business at Reliance Communications , and Hub CEO( West) at Airtel. He has also had senior management stints at reputed organisations such as PepsiCo, Spencer’s Retail, Colgate Palmolive and ITC Limited.
Mr. Menon is PGDM from XLRI Jamshedpur (1990) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from University of Madras (1987).
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.