June, 2016
Issue No. 7
People Movement


  1. HDFC, Axis Bank make new appointments

    Axis Bank has appointed Sanjiv Misra, former Secretary, Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, as its non­executive chairman and independent director for a period of five years. Axis Bank also promoted Rajesh Dahiya and Rajiv Anand to Executive Directors. At Axis Bank, Dahiya was group executive and head of corporate centre, while Anand was Axis Bank’s group executive and head of retail banking until now.


    Meanwhile, HDFC Bank has hired K Balasubramanian as group head (corporate banking) from Citibank — its first major senior-level hire in five years.

  2. Rubique appoints Aditya Narula as Channel Acquisition Head

    Online financial technology marketplace Rubique brought on board corporate banking, finance and insurance veteran Aditya Narula as its Channel Acquisition Head. Prior to Rubique, Narula was the head of bancassurance & Affinity Partners at TATA AIG GIC Ltd.


  1. Name To From
    Santosh Menon Chief Content Officer at Network 18 The Economic Times
    Shrija Agrawal Mint (National deals editor) VCCircle
    Devangi Gandhi ETIG FE
    Mridu Bhandari Network 18 (Editor, SMEs & Startups - Special Projects ET Now
    Rakesh Bedi Executive Editor (Special projects, Network 18) The Economic Times
    Archna Shukla Editor at VCCircle Senior editor at The Indian Express
  2. Appointments

    • Sanjay Pugalia is moving on from Network18 as Editor-in-Chief of CNBC Awaaz and CNBC Bazaar after 12 years. Pugalia had joined TV18 as editor for its Hindi language programming initiatives in March 2004.
    • Mini Menon leaves BloombergTV India
    • Amol Dethe quit Zee Business
    • Alok Joshi, the Executive Editor at Network 18 has been announced as the Managing Editor of CNBC Awaaz and CNBC Bazaaar, and Dharmendra Singh has been promoted to Deputy Managing Editor.