Hemant Kumar is the new ppi Media country manager for India from 1 June 2018. Kumar joins the existing team for India, which includes Dr. Thomas Müller-Lupp and Andreas Gawert, to supports ppi Media in the efforts to strengthen the company’s focus on India, a media market that it considers important. ppiMedia’s Content-X and Digital Collection systems have been installed at the Deccan Herald and Prajavani dailies based on Bengaluru.
Kumar has almost 40 years’ experience in the publishing and design industry and has, among other things, been responsible for developing the newspaper division at Kohli Graphic Systems. Over the last few years, he was part of several editorial and publishing production system projects at ABP, The Hindu, Malayala Manorama, The Printers Mysore Limited and The Times of India, and has been working with numerous other large Indian publications and publishing houses.