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Rajani elevated to deputy president and head, MSM; Pantvaidya senior EVP and business head, SET; Kapoor is senior EVP and business head, SAB
Fox Television Studios has appointed Nachiket Pantvaidya as managing director, Fox Television Studios India. Fox Television Studios is a division of News Corporations's Fox Entertainment Group. Pantvaidya's primary responsibilities will include overseeing all programming and operations in India, and will report to Steve Shikiya, executive vice president, strategy and finance, Fox Television Studios.
BBC Worldwide Channels has announced the appointment of PV Shyam as distribution head for the South Asia. In his new role, Shyam will be reporting to Nachiket Pantvaidya, who is the general manager, BBC Worldwide Channels. Shyam will be the strategic driver for the distribution of BBC Worldwide Channels and BBC World News for South Asia. In addition to planning and strategising the distribution deals, he will also oversee the operational functions of the business.
BBC Entertainment and CBeebies will now be available across 28 cities in India through the Hathway Cable & Datacom distribution network. The deal will also enhance the presence of BBC World News in India. Nachiket Pantvaidya, Global Channels’ General Manager, South Asia, BBC Worldwide, said “Our association with Hathway Cable will ensure that a large base of viewers in India will now be able to see the first pre-school channel in India with CBeebies, and also the only channel that carries quality British shows, BBC Entertainment.
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