Eros International has announced the appointment of Ali Hussein as COO for Eros Digital. His mandate includes heading the company's OTT platform, Eros Now.
Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO, Eros Digital, said, “We are delighted to have Ali join the leadership team at Eros. The impact of digital technology on media consumption is growing at a rapid space, making this sector one of the most exciting in present times. At ErosNow, we are in a robust growth phase and continue to reinvent ourselves as a digital company. With Ali’s experience in media, entertainment and the digital space, we look forward to further capitalising our digital expansion strategy and I wish him all the best.”
In a career spanning 15 years he has worked with Google, Viacom18 and Hungama. He has also been a board advisor for Discovery Networks and start-ups in the media technology space.
Hussein said, “This is an exciting time for the Indian digital landscape and we are poised to become India’s largest digital entertainment company. I truly believe Eros Now is an established global player is best positioned to leverage this space with the strength of its vast content library and dominant market share and I am very happy to be a part of this opportunity to take the company to the next level”.