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).
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.
Ms. Sonali Manchanda holds graduate and post graduate degree in Commerce from Kurukshetra University. She is a qualified Company Secretary and a Law Graduate. She has experience of over 15 years (8 + in listed companies) in handling secretarial matters. She has been involved in handling various key assignments such as corporate restructuring that involves mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, Foreign Direct and Overseas Direct Investments, Listing of equity shares etc. She has previously worked with Lemon Tree Group, Bhilwara Textiles Limited (LNJ Bhilwara Group) and Zamil Air Conditioners Pvt Ltd.