Viacom18 has today announced the appointment of Jyoti Deshpande as its new CEO.
Deshpande, who has served on the boards of Network18, Balaji Telefilms and Saavn Media, had joined Reliance Industries in 2018 as President – Media Platform & Content. She brings with her 27 years of media and entertainment business.
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.”
Sudhanshu Vats quit as Viacom18 in 2020.