The International News Media Association (INMA) has appointed Madhavi Sekhri as Head - South Asia Division. She will oversee INMA South Asia’s growth strategy and execution.
Sekhri succeeds Priya Marwah, who has headed INMA’s South Asia Division since 2007.
A brand, strategy and product development specialist with nearly 12 years of experience in the media sector, Sekhri’s last assignment was with HT Media Ltd. as head of brand and marketing for the business daily Mint. Prior to that she spent nine years with The Indian Express.
Regarding her appointment and INMA’s plans for South Asia, INMA CEO Earl Wilkinson said, “Madhavi joins INMA at a time when INMA has great momentum in this region. We aim to increase our footprint at an accelerated pace in South Asia. Having Madhavi on board with her experience in this space will further this.”
Rajiv Verma, president of INMA’s South Asia Division and an advisor with HT Media Ltd., added, “In the very near future, we will see INMA members being more actively engaged within South Asia and better connected globally. Madhavi’s appointment enhances our focus on broadening INMA’s reach in South Asia.”