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SET India board appoints new Chairman

Man Jit Singh has been appointed Chairman of the board of SET India. Singh replaces Michael Grindon, President of Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI). While Grindon has resigned from the chairmanship, he continues to be on the board.

On the new appointment, Kunal Dasgupta, CEO, SET India said, “We are pleased to welcome Man Jit to the Board of Directors and look forward to collaborating with him in paving the way for SET India’s future growth, Our channels business has grown dramatically over the years and requires the full attention of a dedicated management group, and Man Jit’s appointment allows us to do just that.”

Singh joins the SET India board from Diogenes Capital, LLC, a private equity fund in Los Angeles, California, where he was a Principal. Prior to that, he was Chairman and CEO of Compete, Inc., in Boston, Massachusetts. Singh has held CEO’s position in several companies specialising in management recruitment and temporary staffing, including Futurestep, Inc., Korn/Ferry International’s online subsidiary, and Talent Tree Staffing Services, a subsidiary of the service conglomerate BET, Plc.

Said outgoing Chairman Grindon, “Our operations in India have grown significantly over the years and we feel it’s time to strengthen our board of directors with the appointment of qualified, experienced Indian executives such as Man Jit Singh.”

He added, “We’re proud of the accomplishments of our team in India, especially the exemplary role that Kunal Dasgupta continues to play as CEO of SET India. Under Kunal’s leadership, SET India has grown from one channel to four and is a partner in TheOneAlliance, a distribution bouquet that distributes 11 other channels in India.”


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