Vijay Rajput, SVP - affiliate sales and business head, Eurosport, has decided to move on from Discovery and retire on 31 December 2021.
Rajput joined Discovery seven years ago after a 16-year stint with ESPN.
Ruchir Jain, who has been heading finance at Discovery - South Asia for over three years, will take over from Rajput to lead the distribution and Eurosport business.
Megha Tata, MD - South Asia, Discovery, said, “We at Discovery Inc would like to thank our supremely talented leader Vijay Rajput as he has decided to retire from the organisation. Vijay’s stellar contribution over the years has helped us in being at the pinnacle of factual broadcasting in India. Although it is hard to say goodbye, we once again thank him for inspiring us and wish him the absolute best for the next phase of his life. Elated about Ruchir taking up the role where he designs the next chapter of growth ahead.”