Rohit Sarma has been roped in as Executive Director, Network Advertising Sales, South Asia, at Turner International India Pvt Ltd. Sarma will focus on developing innovative strategies for driving advertising sales revenues and maximise opportunities for Turner’s existing and future television and interactive properties in the South Asian region.
Sarma’s appointment comes close on the heels of some senior level promotions in Turner India in May-end. Siddharth Jain has been promoted to Vice-President and Deputy General Manager, Distribution & Business Operations, while Monica Tata has been promoted to Vice-President and Deputy General Manager, Entertainment Networks. Supporting Tata and Jain in the management position, Rohit Suri has been promoted to Executive Director, Human Resources.
Commenting on Sarma’s appointment, Tata said, “We are delighted to have Rohit on board in these exciting times at Turner, as we strengthen and aggressively expand our network business. His rich and extensive experience will help propel advertising sales growth and be a key support in augmenting Turner’s future businesses in the region.”
Prior to joining Turner India, Sarma was General Manager-Content & Applications, Retail Business Unit at Tata Communications (formerly known as VSNL). He has 13 years of sales, marketing and general management experience across industry verticals. He has earlier worked with companies like Guinness UDV/Diageo, Sara Lee Bakery and ITC, among others.
Siddharth Jain, Monica Tata, Rohit Suri promoted at Turner India