Apurva Purohit

President, Jagran Group

Apurva Purohit is the President of the Jagran Group, one of India's largest multi-media conglomerates. As part of her mandate she handles the group's portfolio across several verticals including print, radio, digital and outdoor. She is also responsible for any M&As and future new businesses that the group may venture into. She was responsible for one of the most significant M&A's in the media space last year when, Radio City which she ran successfully for a decade; got acquired by the group.

In the decade she ran Radio City for IVFA, one of India's leading private equity funds, the network became amongst the largest (4x its original turnover) and most profitable networks in the FM industry. Radio City was also judged as one of the Top 20 places to work in across several industries in the Great Place to Work Survey 2015.

Apurva has been one of the most successful CEOs' in the media space, having delivered the 3 KPI's of an effective leader - building outstanding shareholder value, crafting a sustainable and profitable business, and creating a great place to work for employees at Radio City.

She is an Independent Director on the boards of Mindtree Ltd, a global information technology solutions company with revenues of over USD 430 million and Meru Travel Solutions Ltd, India's first radio cab service.

She is a partner in Social Venture Partners India which is a coalition of influential leaders committed to helping solve complex social issues through personal philanthropy, advocacy, and capacity building.

She is also the author of the national best - selling book "Lady, You're not a Man" - the Adventures of a Woman at Work. Through the book Apurva talks to men and women in the work force offering practical advice on how to be successful and happy at home and at work, through emotional intelligence and maturity in managing relationships both with oneself, and with others.

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Apurva Purohit
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Event Date - 22nd September, 2016
Time - 3.30 pm onwards
Venue - ITC Grand Central, Mumbai
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