Former &TV Executive Vice President and Business Head, Rajesh Iyer has joined OTT platform, Yupp TV as Chief Operating Officer for APAC and Middle East.
Iyer, who has worked with ZEEL, Viacom18 and Star India previously, will take charge of his new position from January 2018. His work will include overlooking the operations in APAC and the Middle East, along with leading the task of content acquisition and spearheading the growth and expansion of Yupp TV Originals.
Commenting on the appointment, Uday Reddy, Founder & CEO of YuppTV said, “It gives me immense pleasure to welcome Rajesh to YuppTV. He comes with an excellent understanding of the entertainment ecosystem, having previously worked with some of the most renowned names in the industry. With Rajesh joining us and dedicated teams in each of the territory, we are affirmative for a multi-fold growth in the coming years especially in the new markets of APAC & ME.”
Yupp TV is a global OTT platform of live, on-demand and catch-up video content for South Asian audience. It offers upwards of 300 live channels, 5000 movies and is widely distributed through multiple devices across US, UK/Europe, APAC, ME and India. More recently, YuppTV has been associating with the veterans from the South Indian film industry to host concepts beyond cinema with cinematic brilliance for YuppTV Originals like Edulika and Manna Mugguru Love Story.