Veteran Bennett Coleman hand Chinnen Das has been appointed to the newly-created post of director business development, Southern Region.
He was earlier president of Vijayanand Printers Ltd since 2006, when Bennett Coleman picked up a majority stake in the company
Das, son of late poet Kamal Das, stated his career with Bennett Coleman & Co, the publihers of top publications, The Times of India, The Economic Times, Maharashtra Times, etc, in 1977 as a marketing executive in the advertising sales department and since then has handled various roles over the years.
Sunil Rajshekhar, will now be CEO of VPL. Rajshekhar is currently president and COO of Times Internet.
Rajshekhar, too, is a BCCL veteran, with over 25 years with the group, and had initiated BCCL's Internet foray with Times Interactive and the launch of Indiatimes.