Dish TV India Limited has appointed R.C. Venkateish as the CEO of the company. As earlier reported by exchange4media in July, Venkateish had quit ESPN as Managing Director, India and South Asia for ESPN Star Sports and was responsible for business operations in these regions.
Bringing with him a wealth of more than 27 years’ experience, of which 12 years have been in senior international positions, Venkateish has worked with global brands like Smithkline Beecham, Nestle India, Gillette, Kellogg India and ESPN Star Sports. He brings along a successful track record in turning around businesses and improving operating performances while re-defining the business process for winning brands like Oral-B, Kellogg’s, etc.
Venkateish holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from IIT – Madras and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Jawahar Goel, Managing Director, Dish TV India Limited, said, “Venkateish has had a an excellent track record while heading leading brands, his experience gives him a well seasoned perspective which perfectly complements Dish TV’s needs as a rapidly growing company with the highest market share. I am confident of his abilities to enable Dish TV to take the next big leap.”