Yash Mehta appointed Executive Director at OUP India
Oxford University Press (OUP) India has recently appointed Yash Mehta as Executive Director. Yash will report to Sivaramakrishnan V (Siva), Managing Director, OUP India and will be responsible for OUP India’s School Education Sales, Marketing and Editorial functions.
Yash joins OUP from Macmillan Education India, where, as the country head, he was responsible for driving Macmillan’s education business in India and the neighbouring markets of Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Middle-East, Nepal and Bangladesh. Prior to joining Macmillan, Yash was Vice President – Schools and Retail at Educomp Infrastructure & School Management Limited.
Sivaramakrishnan Venkateswaran (Siva), Managing Director, Oxford University Press India said, “Yash’s experience is vital to fulfilling OUP’s ambitions in the K-12 segment, where we have strong print, digital and integrated offers. We are confident that his leadership will help further grow our reach and impact across national, state and international curriculum schools.”
peaking on his appointment, Yash Mehta said,”OUP’s rich lineage, wide global presence and strong commitment to education makes it an exciting workplace. I look forward to making a strong contribution to OUP’s business and further strengthening its market leading position in India.”
Yash is a management graduate with two decades of professional experience and has spent time across sectors such as banking, telecom, real estate, financial services and education. He has also been the Joint Secretary at the Association of Publishers in India (API) for two consecutive terms.