Penguin Random House India CEO Gaurav Shrinagesh has announced the appointment of Nandan Jha as VP Product and Sales for Penguin Random House in India. Former Senior VP Sales Ananth Padmanabhan is leaving Penguin Random House to head HarperCollins India as its new CEO. Padmanabhan replaces P M Sukumar at HarperCollins India who had recently resigned.
Jha, who fulfilled the same role at Random House India prior to the merger with Penguin in 2013, will be responsible for all sales and product development across the company. He will take up his new position with immediate effect.