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As Managing Director Vineet Jain has transformed the Times Group into India’s largest, most diversified and trusted media conglomerate. He has spearheaded the Group’s successful forays into the internet, radio, broadcast television and outdoor media. The Group’s flagship English daily The Times Of India and its business daily The Economic Times are in No 1 positions across markets in the country. He has also transformed the flagship events of the company — Filmfare Awards, Femina Miss India, and The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence — into reputed properties that confer coveted recognition on India’s achievers. Mr Jain is a director on the board of the Press Trust of India Ltd and many of the Times Group companies. He has received several awards including the Rajiv Gandhi Award for Corporate Excellence, the Impact Person of the Year 2013 for redefining media consumption in the digital age and the Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013 from Bombay Management Association. In 2015 he was awarded the Media Person of the Year by the International Advertising Association (IAA), followed by the Art Karat Excellence Award for Media in 2016.