Mumbai, India (PressExposure) January 11, 2012 -- ACK-Media today announced the appointment of Mr. Manas Mohan as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from 1st January 2012.
Mr. Mohan moves up from his earlier role as Head - Direct to Customer for ACK Media.
In his expanded role, Mr. Manas Mohan will oversee the direct marketing and E-commerce business, and will be heading the National Geographic business, advertising sales and strategic leadership of the Brand- Marketing Function including licensing and merchandising
Mr. Mohan has over 17 years of experience across marketing, communications, media, advertising and branding. With key assignments as the Director & Head- Marketing at Readers Digest and Discovery Channel, Mr. Mohan has initiated brand advertising and school contact programmes across India. Mr. Manas Mohan has done his MBA from Lucknow and an advanced management diploma from ISB, Hyderabad.
About ACK Media
Amar Chitra Katha (Hindi: अमर चित्र कथा, amar citra kathā ?, "Immortal Captivating (or Picture) Stories") (Amar Chitra Katha PL)is one of India's largest selling comic book series, with more than 90 million copies sold in 20 Indian languages. Founded in 1967, the imprint has more than 400 titles that retell stories from the great Indian epics, mythology, history, folklore, and fables in a comic book format. It was created by Anant Pai, and published by India Book House. In 2007, the imprint and all its titles were acquired by a new venture called ACK Media. On September 17, 2008, a new website by ACK-media was launched
The original printings of Amar Chitra were not in full colour-because of budgetary constraints, the panels were printed using yellow, blue and green. Subsequent issues, however, changed to full colour. All Amar Chitra Katha books stuck to a monthly (later fortnightly) 30-page format, with emphasis on lucid, entertaining storylines. In addition to the 'singles' format the stories are also available as hardcover 3-in-1 and 5-in-1 bundles. There are special editions of the epics like the Mahabharata which is available in a 3 volume 1300+ pages set.