Hearst Magazines International (HMI) has appointed Gautam Ranji to the position of senior vice president, licensing and business development. He joined the organisation on 11 June 2012, and will report to HMI president and CEO, Duncan Edwards.
Ranji will be responsible for the overall performance of the divisionâs various international licenses and joint ventures around the world, as well as oversight of the HMI team in the New York office. Since 2010, he has been vice president, corporate development at Dun & Bradstreet. Before that, he held several senior level positions in strategy, operations and business development at MTV Networks International and Viacom.