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Shankar Rath quits STAR, joins Tag Media Network as Head of Operations

26-July-2007
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Shankar Rath quits STAR, joins Tag Media Network as Head of Operations

Shankar Rath, a 15-year-old veteran in the television industry, has joined Tag Media Network as Head of Operations. Prior to his new assignment, he was Operations Manager with STAR Network, where he had helped STAR successfully launch the Tata Sky interactive service, the first ever interactive television services in the country, among other things.

Rath’s experience in television production ranges from long format shows to promos and commercials. He has also designed and built large production, post-production and transmission facilities for STAR TV, including shoot floors, multiple editing suites, graphics stations, sound studios, and playout facilities, among others.

Bunty Peerbhoy, investor and partner at Tag Media Network, and Chairman of MAA Holdings, said, “Shankar brings with him the invaluable knowledge and experience of broadcasting and technology application, both so critical for Tag Media. We are very excited about the value additions he will provide to Tag.”

P R Satheesh, COO, Tag Media, said, “Shankar comes with a phenomenal record of having spent over a decade at STAR. He brings with him the varied exposure that will enable Tag achieve its goals.”

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