NEW DELHI :
Media and entertainment conglomerate Viacom18 has announced the appointment of Jyoti Deshpande as chief executive officer with immediate effect.
Deshpande is already serving on the boards of Network 18 and investee companies Balaji Telefilms and Saavn Media. In her new role, she will help bring synergies across all of Reliance’s media interests and investments and further equip the company to drive significant growth opportunities as the industry embraces digital transformation, the company said in a statement.
Deshpande comes with 27 plus years of experience in the media and entertainment business. She joined Reliance Industries in 2018 as president, media platform and content, after having led operations at Eros International.
“Viacom18 is poised to grow as a truly integrated media company across broadcast, OTT and content studio business spanning general entertainment, movies and…