Lionsgate has extended Rohit Jain's contract and handed him expanded responsibilities in Asia.
Jain was managing director – South Asia, prior and has been given the additional mandate for creating new platforms in emerging Asian markets.
Since Lionsgate opened its first office in India in 2018, Jain has headed its Asian operations by launching the Lionsgate Play streaming service across multiple markets.
Jon Feltheimer, CEO, Lionsgate Play, said, “Rohit is an entrepreneurial and innovative executive who has gotten our Indian operations off to a great start with the successful launch of Lionsgate Play. He has created a forward-looking blueprint for growth in one of the world’s most important territories. As he expands our streaming initiatives into additional emerging Asian markets, he will be an important part of moving our global platform forward.”
Jain said, “This is an exciting time for all of us at Lionsgate as our newly launched SVOD service has received a phenomenal response from Indian viewers. The entrepreneurial culture at Lionsgate, a global company with the soul of a start-up, is what keeps me excited. I am thankful to Lionsgate’s visionary leadership team for creating this wonderful opportunity.”