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NDS appoints Kishore Shirekar as GM in India















MUMBAI: NDS, digital payTV technology solutions provider, has announced the appointment of Kishore Shirekar as general manager of its India operations, with immediate effect.


Shirekar will report to NDS Asia Pacific vice president and general manager Sue Taylor.

 

In this newly created position, Shirekar will be responsible for commercial operations and customer support at NDS India, and will be based in the Mumbai office. He will develop new business for NDS endtoend payTV solutions in India, and manage NDS support operations for existing customers in India Tata Sky, Hathway Cable and Datacom, informs an official release.

Commenting on Shirekar‘s appointment, Taylor said, "Kishore has an outstanding record of achievement at generating new business in the Indian payTVindustry. He has a strong understanding of the characteristics of the Indian payTV
market, particularly with DTH broadcasting operations, which will beinvaluable to NDS and to our customers in India as payTV undergoes a period of rapid transformation. We feel fortunate to have himjoin NDS India."

 
Shirekar has more than 18 years‘ experience in the Indian broadcasting industry. Before joining NDS, he was director, sales and marketing for India and South Asia at Scopus Video Networks, Mumbai. In this role he headed several DTH projects. Prior to that, he was deputy general manager for a company offering end toend solutions for the broadcasting
and security industry, where he managed a large team of engineers and was instrumental in generating new business, adds the release.

Shirekar said, "I see this new role as a great opportunity to change the way Indian payTV viewers are informed and entertained. By working with Indian payTV operators to offer new digital andinteractive services, I can lead a team that is changing the future of Indian payTV. I am excited andlook forward to building on the foundation thatis in place at NDS Mumbai and to take that to the next level."

 

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