Turner expands wireless biz in India; Lobo to head

MUMBAI: In a move to expand its wireless and emerging technologies business in India, Turner International India Pvt. Ltd. has appointed Troy Lobo to head the Wireless & Emerging Technologies division in the capacity of associate director.

Lobo joins Turner in mid-July and will be based in Mumbai. He will look after all aspects of Turner's wireless business in India, including the distribution and integration of wireless activities for Turner's TV channels - CNN International, Cartoon Network and Pogo. Troy will have a dual report to Turner International India managing director Anshuman Misra and to Turner Broadcasting System International Inc vice president, Wireless & Emerging Technologies Mitch Lazar.

"Troy joins us with a wealth of sales experience across different industries and I am pleased to welcome him aboard. The wireless segment has immense potential, and with Troy's in-depth experience and understanding of the telecom industry, he will be a true asset to both the new wireless business and our organisation," says Misra.

"With the exponential growth of mobile users in India, this is one of the most exciting and emerging markets for Turner's wireless content distribution efforts. We want to ensure that our content is available anytime and anyplace, in an interactive and easy-to-use format, on as many platforms possible. Troy's mandate will be to explore and expand the business opportunities that the wireless space offers across India," said Lazar.

Prior to joining Turner, Lobo worked with Hutchison Max Telecom in Mumbai heading the direct sales function as sales manager corporate where he also handled trade and direct sales for them.

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