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Dr. Bhaskar Das

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Essel Group
Unit 7;Belvue Business Centre. Belvue Road
Northoit, London UB5 5QQ
United Kingdom

Company Description: The Essel Group strives to offer the best to the communities that it serves - shareholders, customers, employees and vendors. 'Faith in innovative and organised...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • MA , International Relations
    Jadavpur University
  • Ph. D. , Marketing Management
    Jadavpur University
  • MBA , Marketing
    Calcutta University
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree , Political Science
    St. Xavier's College , Calcutta
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INMA: South Asia Division Board of Directors, 17 Dec 2013 [cached]
Bhaskar Das Board Member
Bhaskar Das Group CEO-News Essel Group,
:: CMO ASIA ::, 4 Jan 2014 [cached]
Dr. Bhaskar Das
Executive President
Bennett Coleman & Co.
Mr. Bhaskar Das ..., 24 Oct 2013 [cached]
Mr. Bhaskar Das
:: World Brand Congress 2010 ::, 24 Nov 2012 [cached]
Dr. Bhaskar Das
Dr. Bhaskar Das
Executive President
Bennett Coleman & Co.
Dr. Bhaskar Das is Executive President and a member of the Board in Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.., India's largest media powerhouse and conglomerate with interests in newspapers, magazines, radio, television, internet, music, multimedia & home entertainment.Having a leadership role, he is driving the company's most powerful and aggressive division "Response" through path-breaking innovation and cogitation, thereby translating business strategy into operational success. He has built in systems and processes for the Value / Volume market share, Pricing & formulating strategy for 90% of the revenue of BCCL Group. He was instrumental in introducing the concept of Balance Score Card in the company & has led evolvement of short term and long term strategy blue prints and implementation road maps. Under his leadership, group has developed unique and rare combination of expansive media knowledge with cross functional business competencies, across sectors.
Dr. Bhaskar Das holds a Ph. D. in Marketing Management, an MBA in Marketing from Calcutta University and MA in International Relations from Jadavpur University. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from St. Xavier's College, Calcutta in the year 1974. Having stacked up his academic armoury, he joined BCCL as a Management Trainee in 1980. His 30-year stint in the organization has provided him a holistic management exposure inclusive of line function, responsibility of Profit Center as well as Brand management. He has worked with various sub-brands under the umbrella of 2 main brands The Times of India (world's largest circulated English broadsheet daily) and The Economic Times (world's second largest English business broadsheet daily).
Bhaskar is also serving on the boards of ZOOM Entertainment Network Ltd. (a television channel), World Wide Media (a BCCL - BBC joint venture company marketing the Group's magazines), Times Now, ET Now and Vijayanand Printers Ltd. (a recent acquisition of BCCL).
With media at the heart of all his activities, he is also on the boards of various industry bodies like Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) and Media Research Users' Council (MRUC), President of Ad Club (Mumbai) and editor of Solus (the Club's magazine). Bhaskar has also been awarded the 'Marketing Professional of the Year' at the India Brand Summit 2006 and the 'Outstanding Marketing Professional of the Year' at the Indira Marketing Awards 2007.
Apart from leveraging his skill sets across the group's businesses, Bhaskar is also a frequent speaker at various industry forums and at reputed business schools like Harvard Business School, The Wharton School, MIT, IIM, IIAS (Shimla), MICA (Ahmedabad), ISB amongst others.
The Advertising Standards Council of India - MEMBERS, 21 Feb 2013 [cached]
Das Bhaskar
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