Vishnu Shankar has been confirmed as the new Business Head of &TV, replacing Rajesh Iyer.

Shankar was previously heading Zing and ZEE ETC Bollywood, followed by which, he introduced the food genre by launching the first 24 hour food channel in India – ZEE Khana Khazana. Furthermore, he was responsible for the branding of ZEE Cafe and ZEE Studio.

Shankar’s portfolio of work also includes working at Zoom Entertainment Network as Programming Head of Zoom. He started off his career with B4U TV as Programming Head, mangaing teams in the US, UK and UAE.

Iyer will begin his appointment at Yupp TV as COO for APAC and the Middle East.