Gannett makes Vinayak Hegde a Board Director
Media and marketing company Gannett Co., Inc. has added Vinayak Hegde to its Board of Directors as an independent director. Mr. Hegde’s appointment is effective February 15, 2021. “We are excited to welcome Vinayak to our Board,” said Gannett Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael Reed. “He brings significant digital and operational experience to our Board, which will be highly valuable to both our management team and strategy goals. We look forward to having his diverse perspectives as we continue on our transformation journey.” Mr. Hegde brings more than 25 years of engineering, marketing and senior leadership experience to Gannett’s board. He is the current President and Chief Operating Officer of Blink Health, where he leads commercialization, product, engineering, sales, account management, revenue management and operations functions. He has also previously served for a range of private companies including Airbnb, Groupon, and Amazon.