Vineet Jain

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Vineet Jain
Born New Delhi, India
Nationality Indian
Citizenship Indian
Occupation MD of
The Times Group
Parents Indu Jain
Ashok Kumar Jain
Relatives Sahu Ramesh Chandra Jain
Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain
Samir Jain

Vinnet Jain belongs to the Sahu Jain family and is the current Managing director of India's largest media group, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., parent company of The Times of India and other large newspapers. He is a spiritualist[citation needed], an entrepreneur, an educationalist[citation needed], a humanist[citation needed], a patron of art and culture[citation needed]. In his capacity as Managing Director of The Times Group, Vineet has since infused new energy into the growth of India's largest media house.

Career[edit]

Vineet Jain joined BCCL in the year 1986. He finished his education in Switzerland. All Times of India Group marketing, advertising and promotional material is sent to him for his brand orientation.The Economic Times celebrates its Silver Jubilee under him.Crosses circulation of 100,000 copies for the first time in its publishing history. The paper is printed on white newsprint and becomes "pink' 5 years later!. The Times School of Marketing is established in 1990 as an in-house training school to also cater to the Times Group's need for young interns and personnel. Vineet Jain returns to Delhi.The Economic Times launches "Brand Equity" as "News from the Marketing Battlefront" on Wednesdays. Takes marketing fraternity by storm. Weekend "Corporate Dossier" is also launched by The Economic Times.

He is the current Managing Director of the Times Group

Newspapers[edit]

The magazines run by The Times Group are:[1]

Along with the above, the group also publishes several supplements for their magazines.

Apart from a number of publications, the group also controls Times Now, India's most wide-reaching[4] television news network. The group also owns the popular movie channel Movies Now.

Awards[edit]

The Bombay Management Association conferred the Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2013) on Vineet Jain, MD, Times Group, for his role in transforming the group into India's largest and most respected media conglomerate and a powerhouse in radio, television and the digital medium, besides building successful new brands in the print space. [5]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Auletta, Ken: “Citizens Jain - Why India's Newspaper Industry is Thriving“. The New Yorker, Oct 8 2012, Pages 52 to 61.

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