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Times Television ropes in Jagdish Mulchandani as CFO

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Times Television ropes in Jagdish Mulchandani as CFO

Times Television Network (TTN) has announced the appointment of Jagdish Mulchandani as Chief Financial Officer effective April 2, 2013. Based out of Mumbai, Mulchandani will lead and drive finance-related strategy and operations for Times Television Network. In addition, he will also oversee the functions of distribution, traffic and administration of the all the Times Television Network channels – ET Now, Movies Now, Times Now and Zoom.

He will be reporting into Avinash Kaul, Chief Executive Officer, ET Now, Times Now and Zoom.

Commenting on Mulchandani’s appointment, Sunil Lulla, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Times Television Network said, “Jagdish comes on board at the opportune time to help steer and grow Times Television Network’s value proposition. Armed with a vast experience across various industries, including the Media & Entertainment domain in India and overseas, Jagdish is a key member of Times Television Network’s leadership team. Apart from Finance, his experience with Distribution will be an asset for our business in this new era of TV Broadcasting. I am sure he will add great value to the profitable growth of our channels and our business.”

Mulchandani has over 20 years’ experience across various sectors, handling a wide array of functions which include distribution, finance & accounts and business transformation, among others. Prior to joining Times Television Network, he was associated with MediaPro (a Star-Zee joint venture) as Chief Financial Officer. He has also had a very successful stint with Star Den, Star India and Star Middle East. In his new role, he will leverage his distribution experience with Times Television Network having now adopted its own penetration and distribution team and its domestic subscription business now with MSM Discovery.

Commenting on his new role,  Mulchandani said, “Times Television Network has strong brands, leaders in their respective categories, and the business is on a strong growth path. In this new phase of growth for the network, I look forward to working with some highly motivated individuals and adding value to the business. Apart from my finance and strategy skills, I look forward to adding muscle to Times Television Network’s distribution function.”

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