Campaign India Team
Feb 18, 2019

Megha Tata to join Discovery as MD

Moves from BTVI where she was COO

Megha Tata to join Discovery as MD
Discovery Asia Pacific has announced the appointment of Megha Tata as managing director – South Asia, Discovery Communications India.
 
Tata will join the company on 1 April 2019.
 
She joins Discovery from BTVI where she was COO. She will be based in Mumbai and report to Simon Robinson, managing director, Discovery Asia Pacific and chief financial officer, Discovery International.
 
Robinson said, “Megha is a seasoned professional, with an extensive and proven track record of leading multiple broadcast businesses in India. We are incredibly excited to welcome Megha, and her vision, at this important juncture as we aim to actualise the potential of such a key market. I look to her leadership to provide a differentiated strategic direction to Discovery India with twin objectives of – accelerating growth in the core business and strengthen the product portfolio with new offerings in line with the evolving expectations of the market.”
 
Tata said, “Having been a passionate superfan of Discovery myself, I am really excited to lead Discovery’s mandate in the region. I look forward to working closely with the India management team to help build an aggressive growth path for the company in this rapidly changing media landscape.”
 
In a career spanning 28 years, she has also worked with HBO, Turner International and Star TV. 
 
She replaces Karan Bajaj who left the company last year.

 

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