As per media reports, Vikram Tanna, Head of Advertising Sales & Business Head of Regional Clusters, South Asia at Discovery Inc is stepping down.
Tanna is expected to move out of Discovery by April 2020 and according to sources, he has put in his papers last week. He is yet to reveal his next move.
Prior to Discovery, Tanna was Senior Vice President at Star India, leading Product & Revenue for three major channel clusters – Hindi Movies & Music and HSM Regional Channels (West Bengal & Maharashtra). With his stint at Star India, he lead the revenue function for other verticals including digital, events and English premium content. He also held a senior leadership position at Zapak Digital Entertainment’s gaming venture.
Tanna has led Product and Revenue functions across Digital, Broadcast, Gaming and Music verticals in the media and entertainment business. With his current role in Discovery Inc., he heads advertising sales across television and digital platforms in South Asia for a product suite compromising 11 unique content channels spanning multiple genres including – factual entertainment, lifestyle, and kids entertainment.