A.P. Parigi, who built the Radio Mirchi brand for the Times Group, has been named group chief executive of the Reliance Industries-controlled Network 18. “Parigi has built a raft of customer-facing brands, technologies, businesses and management teams. His wisdom and leadership is sure to take N18 to the next level,” Adil Zainulbhai, chairman, said in a letter to his team.
With over 40 years’ professional experience, the bulk of it in the Indian media and entertainment scape, Parigi served as a director in the broadcast and TV arm of the Times Group, besides Eros Media and BPL Mobile. “Network 18 is fortunate to have the world’s leading media brands as partners and I am keen to enhance each of these valuable relationships,” said Parigi, who will be based in Mumbai, in a statement. (IANS)