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Arun Kapoor quits Big TV as CEO and President

10-November-2008
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Arun Kapoor quits Big TV as CEO and President

Arun Kapoor has put in his papers at Big TV as CEO and President after a short stint. He had joined the company in July 2008 as COO after which he was made CEO of the company. An industry official has confirmed the news to exchange4media, who added that no decision had been made yet as to who would be replacing Kapoor. It is not known where Kapoor would be joining next.

In the mean time, according to another industry source, Mahesh Prasad has been made acting President, Big TV. Prasad, who had been with Big TV since its inception, has been the President, Applications, Solutions and Content Group, Reliance Communications.

Prior to Big TV, Kapoor had worked with Zee’s DTH company DishTV, where he was CEO. Before joining DishTV, he was associated with Hutchison Essar South Ltd as CEO for the Punjab Circle.

A management graduate from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai, Kapoor has been instrumental in setting up and managing operations for Bharti Group/ Spice Cell Ltd and then for Hutch for the Punjab circle.

Kapoor couldn’t be contacted for comments on the development despite repeated attempts.

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