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Hearst Magazines International Names Licensing Exec

Gautam Ranji has been named senior vice president, licensing and business development, for Heart Magazines International (HMI), a division of Hearst Magazines. Ranji comes to HMI from Dun & Bradstreet, a marketing licensing firm, where he served as vice president of corporate development since 2010.

Prior to his time at Dun & Bradstreet Ranji worked at MTV Networks for four years, most recently as executive vice president, international strategy and operations.

“With his extensive experience in strategy and business development, particularly in the media and international sectors, Gautam will be a great asset to Hearst Magazines International as we continue to manage our partnerships and build our business across the globe,” said Duncan Edwards, HMI’s CEO. “I look forward to having him as part of my executive team.”

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