Viacom18 appoints Jyoti Deshpande as the CEO By Elets News Network - 30 September 2021

Jyoti Deshpande

Viacom18 has appointed Jyoti Deshpande as the CEO of Viacom18. She will be responsible for driving various growth opportunities and will be looking after all of Reliance’s media interests and investments.

She is already working with Network 18, Balaji Telefilms and Saavn media..

Jyoti has 27 years of experience overall in the media and entertainment sector. She joined Reliance Industries in 2018 as President – Media Platform & Content, as a business leader in Reliance, Jyoti has in the last three years leveraged her industry relationships to establish Jio Studios as a key player in the media value chain.

Welcoming Jyoti Deshpande, Adil Zainulbhai, Chairman, Network18 said, “Viacom18 is poised to grow as a truly integrated media company across broadcast, OTT and content studio business spanning general entertainment, movies and sports across languages. Given Jyoti’s rich experience in the media sector around content, distribution and monetisation across traditional and emerging platforms, we believe she is best placed to lead the company and its operations.”

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