New Delhi : Turner International India has elevated Rohit Khetarpal to Director of Network and Content Distribution for South Asia.
He had joined Turner’s Network and Content Distribution team in 2008 and has been managing the distribution of Turner’s portfolio of channels in India – Cartoon Network, Pogo, Toonami, HBO and WB.
Based in Delhi, Khetarpal will report to Siddharth Jain, Turner’s Senior Vice-President and Managing Director for South Asia.
Rohit Khetarpal will be responsible for content syndication and driving mobile and interactive platforms, including mobile, broadband, DTH, IPTV, gaming services for Turner’s portfolio of news and kids entertainment brands, including CNN International, Cartoon Network, and Pogo. In addition, he will lead CNN International’s hotel partnership programme and broadcast partnerships in South Asia. He will also manage the distribution of all Turner channels in South Asian markets outside India.
Commenting on the appointment, Siddharth Jain said, “With his proven track record in growing our linear distribution vertical in India, I am confident that Rohit will take this varied and business-critical portfolio to its next level of success in the South Asia region.”
Rohit Khetarpal has over 15 years of experience in the television distribution business and has previously worked with Viacom18, Zee Turner and ESPN Software in India.