Apurva Purohit

President, Jagran Prakashan Limited

Apurva Purohit is the President of the Jagran Group, one of India’s largest multi-media conglomerates with a turnover of USD 350 million and market capitalization of USD 800 million. With over three decades of experience in the media and entertainment industry, she currently manages a diverse portfolio which includes print, radio, digital and outdoor.

Apurva has worked with marquee organizations like Zee Telefilms, Times of India and partnered with private equity players like True North, one of India’s oldest PE firms. Over the years, Apurva has won multiple business awards and has been named as one of the Most Powerful Women in Business as per the India Today Group and Fortune India. She is also a director on the board of several for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

Apurva is a leading voice advocating gender diversity in the Indian business landscape and has authored a national best seller for working women titled Lady You’re Not a Man.

Apurva holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science (Physics) and completed her PGDM from IIM- Bangalore.