Dear All, In line with our commitment towards building a stronger team to drive the Hindi business, we are pleased to announce the following organization changes in Jharkhand; Pankaj Yaduka moves out from Jharkhand to take over as Unit Head, Lucknow. Pankaj has been associated with the company ever since May 2000 and has played a stellar role in building Jharkhand – initially as a UFC and Sales head and thereafter as Head – Circulation and Business Operations, Jharkhand.
Taking over the Circulation function from Pankaj will be S M Khalid Abdi who joins us as Head- Sales for Jharkhand. Khalid is an MBA from LN Mishra College of Business Management with 12+ years of working experience. Khalid has extensive Sales and Distribution knowledge having worked with brands like Britannia Ltd and Frito Lay Ltd (Pepsico) in the sales systems. Prior to joining HMVL, he was working with Nokia India Pvt Ltd as Area Sales Manager for Jharkhand based at Ranchi. Khalid is married to Shabana Abdi who is a homemaker and they are blessed with a daughter Anam Raghib, 9 years and son Arifeen Ragihib, 3 years. His hobbies include reading fiction and playing cricket.
Amitabh Kumar will now take over an enlarged role as MM Head , Jharkhand. Amitabh has been associated with us since Jul, 2003 and has played a significant role firstly as Unit Head, Jamshedpur and more recently as MM Head Ranchi. In his new role, he will be responsible for driving the MM revenues of Jharkhand. MM heads of Dhanbad and Jamshedpur will have a functional reporting to Amitabh.
Amitabh Kumar, Khalid, Rajesh Pandey (Unit Head, Dhanbad) and Swadhin Chatterjee (Unit Head, Jamshedpur) will now report to BM Chatterjee. Pankaj Yaduka, in his new role, will report to Rajat Kumar. Please join me in wishing Pankaj, Amitabh, Rajesh, Swadhin and Khalid all success in their new roles.