M K Anand is the Managing Director & CEO of TIMES NETWORK that comprises India’s leading TV channels - TIMES NOW, ET NOW, Mirror Now, Zoom, MOVIES NOW, MNX, MN+ and ROMEDY NOW.
With over 30 years of rich experience in the media & entertainment business, MK Anand is one of the most respectable CEOs in the media industry and has worked across all formats - Print, Broadcast, and Digital.
Anand is a Times Group stalwart and has a combined experience of working with the group for over two decades. He first spent 14 years with the print business and later 5 years with the television business at Zoom. On the print side, Anand built the Classifieds products in the '90s and later was instrumental in devising the Maximiser, the centerpiece of the Times Group Ad Pricing strategy at that time. He joined UTV Global Broadcasting in 2009 as Chief Executive Officer following which he was the Managing Director of Disney UTV Media Networks in February 2012. The Disney UTV Network saw huge growth under Anand’s guidance and leadership.
Anand returned to Times Network in his current role in February 2014 and since then the Network has seen spectacular growth in all areas. Besides TIMES NOW which has been the market leader for 7 years, ET NOW, MOVIES NOW and Romedy NOW has risen up the charts in the last one year and are No.1 in their respective genres, making Times Network a unique collection of market leaders focused on the top of the Indian audience pyramid.