Rajnish Rikhy leads the Media and Entertainment practice at Executive Access, India. He has deep experience of over three decades in this sector and we are very confident that he will build this vertical into one of our key practice areas given both his experience and his enormous talent. He has worked in the functions of Sales, Marketing, Strategy, Corporate, HR, Operations and P&L capacities, where has worked and advised customers across Pharma, FMCG, Education, Auto, Media and SME areas.
In his last role as Group CEO & Business Director at Kantipur Media Group (KMG), the largest media conglomerate in Nepal he was accountable for the P&L of all four group companies – Print, Radio, Television and Digital. Prior to this, he worked with Bennett, Coleman & Company Limited (The Times Group) where he was responsible for a revenue of over INR 6 billion. Rajnish was also with TV Today Network Ltd (India Today Group). During his 10+ year stint, the company achieved consistent growth in revenue and profits resulting in a 5x increase in market capitalisation.
He has been empaneled by The Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India and the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) to act as an Independent Director on a Company’s Board.
Rajnish graduated in Commerce from Rajasthan University and subsequently completed his LLB and MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University. He also holds a Management Development Diploma from IIM Ahmedabad.