Network18â€™s internet and digital arm Web18, which operates financial portals MoneyControl.com and PowerYourTrade.com, has appointed R Jagannathan as editor, business and financial media. Prior to joining Web18, Jagannathan was executive editor at DNA. In his new role, R Jagannathan will provide editorial direction and manage content strategy for Web18â€™s existing financial brands as well as spearhead its new initiatives on the content side.
Lakshmi Narasimhan, CEO, Web18, has said, â€œWe have been pioneers in the financial space online and we hope to set new paradigms as we go forward. Jagannathan, also known as Jaggi to his friends and colleagues, is one of the finest minds in business media and we believe that his expertise and leadership will be instrumental in giving shape to the new plans in the digital space and to take our financial portfolio to the next level of growth.â€
R Jagannathan has added, â€œWeb18 has been a benchmark player in business and financial media space with MoneyControl.com and it is now at a very exciting stage in its journey, I look forward to being part of it at such a momentous time. I hope to work closely with the team to unlock the editorial potential of our brands.â€ With over 34 years experience, Jagannathan is a veteran in business media and has served as editor or executive editor of Business World, Business Today, Financial Express, Business Standard and Indian Management.