Web18 Reorganization: Khiani Appointed COO For Content, Thomas COO For Financial Properties

Web18, the Internet and Mobile company from the Network18 group has reorganization its operations into two separate groups: Financial and Content verticals, contentSutra has learned from sources. Rishi Khiani, who had joined Web18 when his company UrbanEye Media was acquired by the Network18 group, has been appointed the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the Content verticals and the horizontal portal In.com. The Content vertical includes portals like ibnlive.com, cricketnext.com, tech2.com, indiwo.com, josh18.com, among others. Khiani confirmed his appointment and the restructuring to contentSutra.

Joyson Thomas, among Moneycontrol.com’s first employees, has been appointed COO of the Financial properties. He will be responsible for properties like Moneycontrol.com, Indiaearnings.com, Poweryourtrade.com, Storeguru.com, CompareIndia.com and also Mobile18. Additionally, Roshan Tamang has been appointed Managing Editor and VP of News, Entertainment and Sports. He’s been involved with the web operations of companies like India Today, Indian Express and Times Internet.

Update: Web18 informs us that their CTO Varun Singh will continue to head tech2.com and biztech2.com, Vidya Kumaraswamy’s role has been expanded to VP & Managing Editor for Finance and Lifestyle portals.

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