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Kartikeya Sharma – Chairman and MD, ITV Network

Kartikeya SharmaKartikeya Sharma is one of the youngest, dynamic, visionary media entrepreneurs in India.

The ITV Network’s genre defying success has been on Kartikeya’s entrepreneurial abilities and his his commitment to quality journalism. Entering a crowded market Kartikeya Sharma has proved that there is always room for a quality product/s, while still being profitable.

Kartikeya has been able to identify and attract the right kind of talent to build a future proof organization.

Kartikeya oversees the hospitality business of the Piccadily Group, which has diverse interests in sugar, real estate, distilleries and wineries.

Kartikeya is an Oxford graduate with Masters in Business Administration from King’s College, London.

Arun Aggarwal – Group Chief Financial Officer, ITV Network

Arun AggrawalArun Aggarwal, is a finance veteran in the media industry with over 25 years experience in financial management covering fund raising, credit control, commercial, business planning and modeling, investor relations, debt restructuring and treasury management.

This is Arun’s second stint at ITV Network. In his earlier stint he was actively involved in the acquisition of NewsX. Earlier, he was associated with Zee Network for nearly 10 years holding various positions including that of CFO, Sr Vice President, Vice President responsible for serveral crucial functions. He also has the unique experience of having worked with a News start up for two years in S. Africa.

Arun has been an active participant in broadcast industry body (IBF) and was part of the team which was instrumental in streamlining the outstanding collections issue for IBF.

Arun is a Chartered Accountant,Company Secretary and a Law Graduate.

Sanjay Dua – Group Chief Revenue Officer, ITV Network & CEO NewsX

Sanjay DuaSanjay Dua is a seasoned media veteran and has been part of many successful launches like CNN-IBN, IBN7, IBN-Lokmat, and HISTORY-TV18 at Network18.

Sanjay was earlier CEO - Network18 News Media and managed the advertising sales of CNBC-TV18, CNBC-Awaaz, CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat and HISTORY TV18.

His distinguished career includes stints at Walt Disney and Bennett, Coleman & Company, ESPN, Sahara and Hallmark. Before joining Network18, Sanjay was the National Sales Head for Zee News Network.

Dua is a management graduate from Lucknow University and holds a management degree from Mudra Institute of Communications, Ahmedabad (MICA).