Campaign India Team
Apr 08, 2021

Viacom18 appoints Chanpreet Arora as business head - AVOD and Vineet Govil as chief technology officer

Arora moves from Vice Media while Govil was with Sling Media

Viacom18 appoints Chanpreet Arora as business head - AVOD and Vineet Govil as chief technology officer
Viacom18 has announced the appointment of Chanpreet Arora as business head – AVOD (Voot), and of Vineet Govil as Chief Technology Officer at Viacom18 Digital Ventures. 
 
In her new role, Arora will be responsible for leading AVOD led partnerships that are key to Voot’s overall growth, whereas Govil will spearhead the product’s tech play by offering a more seamless and immersive experience for consumers.
 
Arora was in charge of launching Vice Media in India as its CEO, while Govil headed Sling Media (a subsidiary of Dish Network Inc, USA) India Development Centre as vice president.
 
Gourav Rakshit, COO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures, said, “We are delighted to welcome Chanpreet and Vineet to our team as we accelerate our growth to transform the digital streaming space for our users. While Chanpreet is a recognised expert in the Indian media industry with an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the entire digital ecosystem, Vineet is a domain expert and is recognised for building world-class products through continuous technological innovations. Together with their, exemplary leadership and ability to innovate, we are certain of taking Viacom18 Digital Ventures to greater heights. We are confident that we will further consolidate our position through a more digital-first focused approach.”
 
Chanpreet Arora, business head – AVOD (Voot), Viacom18 Digital Ventures, said, “It’s a pleasure to join the Viacom18 Digital Ventures Team to lead the AVOD Business. My journey in the digital ecosystem has been enriching so far. I look forward to working with the team at Viacom18 to grow the business further and deliver significant value to our partners.”
 
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