Wan-Ifra India Media Leaders eSummit 2020 – 21& 22 September 2020

Learning from the automotive industry – RD Bhatnagar talks to the CEO of Daimler India

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Sivakumar Sundaram,Wan-Ifra India
Sivakumar Sundaram, chairman Group Executive Council, Bennett Coleman Photo careers.timesgroup.com

Wan-Ifra India is doing its first virtual summit on 21 & 22 September 2020. Called, ‘Back to business: Strategising for post-Covid world and the future of news business’ an initial list of panelists has been announced. The back to business session will be chaired by Sivakumar Sundaram, chairman – Group Executive Council, Bennett, Coleman & Co. The panelists will be Jayant Mammen Mathew, executive editor and director, Malayala ManoramaAnant Goenka, executive director, The Express Group; and, Nidhi Razdan, associate professor of Journalism, Harvard University.

Other eSummit topics include – Regaining revenue and new opportunities; Digital Subscription; Distributed newsrooms; Solutions journalism; Women in news leadership; and Leadership in challenging times.

At the eSummit, CEOs of leading Indian news media companies will discuss new opportunities, cost control measures, human capital management, and other plans and strategies from a business sustainability perspective. The conference website is live now. Please visit www.wan-ifra.org/indiaesummit2020 for regular updates.

Lessons from the automotive industry

COVID-19 has disrupted the supply chain, import-exports, and assembly lines of the automotive industry. In addition, digitalization of the business functions of industries poses the challenge of shrinking vehicle demand and structural change to the automotive industry. The newspaper business too faces a similar scenario of shrinking demand.

Karl-Alexander Seidel, CEO of Daimler Bus India, joins a fireside chat with R D Bhatnagar, CTO, DB Corp Ltd., at the Printing eSummit at WAN-IFRA India 2020 to discuss how they have managed the operations during the pandemic and what their plans are to overcome the future challenges.

Grab this opportunity to learn more about strategies that could help the printing industry.