| 10 Dec 2023
Ashwin Padmanabhan promoted to post of EVP

MUMBAI: Reliance Broadcast Network Limited (RBNL) has elevated Ashwin Padmanabhan to the post of executive vice president. He will also continue to handle his existing role as business head for Big FM.

In his new role, Padmanabhan will not only look after the radio business of RBNL's Big FM, but also oversee Big Magic and Big Magic Ganga. As before, he will continue to report to RBNL CEO Tarun Katial, and will remain based in Delhi.

Confirming the news, Padmanabhan said, "It is a great opportunity for me and I am excited about the new role. This will allow me to spend more time on helping develop the businesses for Big Magic and Big Magic Ganga."

Padmanabhan was Big FM’s national business head since 2013. He has been with the company since its inception, starting his tenure as cluster director at Andhra Pradesh. Since then, he has held various designations in the company.

Padmanabhan holds an Engineering degree along with Masters in Business Administration from the prestigious BIM in Trichy. He has worked in diverse business sectors including petrochemical, media and other services. Prior to joining Big FM, he was with Visage Media Services as founder and director of content development.