AETN18 board of directors have appointed Avinash Kaul as president of A+E Networks|TV18. This is in addition to his current role of CEO, IBN Network.
AP Parigi, group CEO, Network18, said, “As A+E Networks |TV18 enters a new phase of growth, I’m confident that Avinash is the right person to lead the company forward. He has a proven ability to create strategic clarity, ensure disciplined execution, and deliver results. We believe that his passion for innovation will help ensure that the venture will continue its stellar growth trajectory."
Sean Cohan, executive vice president, international, A+E Networks, said, “Avinash brings vast media expertise, foresight and knowledge of the Indian market to the venture. Under his leadership, we are well-positioned to realize our shared vision of strong and vibrant entertainment services in India.”
Kaul said, "I am honoured to take on this role, and excited about the possibilities that lie ahead. Our focus will be to continue to unleash the power of globally acclaimed content with a mix of innovative programming that resonates with Indian viewers. I’m looking forward to working with the business and content teams in our journey to create India’s leading factual entertainment group.”
Prior to joining Network18, Kaul was CEO - TV division at BCCL, and was managing Times Now, ET Now and zoOm.