Turner International India today announced the appointment of Rohit Khetarpal as the Director of Network and Content Distribution for South Asia.
Khetarpal will be responsible for content syndication and driving mobile and interactive platforms including mobile, broadband, DTH, IPTV, gaming services for Turner’s portfolio of industry-leading news and kids entertainment brands including CNN International, Cartoon Network, and POGO. In addition, he will lead CNN International’s hotel partnership programme and broadcast partnerships in South Asia. He will manage the distribution of all Turner channels in South Asian markets outside of India.
Based in Delhi, Khetarpal will report to Siddharth Jain, Turner’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for South Asia. Speaking on the appointment, Jain said, “With his proven track record in growing our linear distribution vertical in India, I am confident that Rohit will take this varied and business-critical portfolio to its next level of success in the South Asia region.”
Khetarpal joined Turner’s Network and Content Distribution team in 2008. He has over 15 years of experience in the television distribution business and has previously worked with Viacom 18, Zee Turner and ESPN Software in India.