Rahul Johri awarded CEO of the Year at Broadcasting Industry Awards
The award has been given in recognition of Johri’s impactful strategy in establishing Discovery as the leading non-fiction media company in the country
Rahul Johri, Senior Vice President & General Manager – South Asia, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific has been conferred the CEO of the Year award at the Broadcasting Industry Awards, organised by the World Brand Congress.
The award was given in recognition of Johri’s impactful strategy in establishing Discovery as the leading non-fiction media company in the country and his inspiring leadership to build a robust and varied portfolio of eight unique channels, led by the leading factual entertainment brand, Discovery Channel.
Johri has been the driving force in company’s expansion and growth, including its localisation strategy and launch of multiple language feeds across brands. His venture to launch the game changing channel in the kids genre, Discovery Kids, has received industry wide applaud. His recent initiative is Discovery’s association with India Today Group to launch Discovery Channel Magazine in India.
On receiving the award, Johri said, “It is an honour for the entire company. I am grateful to my team, our esteemed partners and stakeholders in the region, who have shared the spirit of commitment in making Discovery one of the most respected television brands in South Asia.”
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