Indiantelevision.com's Executive Dossier Archives - 2009
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'The ICC will continue to manage its economics on a global basis with India as a key market'
ICC CEO Haroon Lorgat
(21 Dec 2009)
'NDTV is a debt-free company and we are sitting on a cash pile of $70 million'
NDTV Group CEO KVL Narayan Rao
(11 Dec 2009)
'We are considering an IPO'
Venus Records & Tapes director Ratan Jain
(2 Dec 2009)
'We will be the No. 1 distribution company this fiscal'
Zee Turner chief executive officer Dinesh Jain
( 16 Nov 2009)
'AXN prides itself on always being a challenger brand'
Sony Pictures Entertainment senior VP, GM Ricky Ow
( 4 Nov 2009)
'Consolidation in the multiplex sector will happen when the real value of the business is captured'
Cinemax India senior vice president business strategy Devang Sampat
( 28 Oct 2009)
'Discovery identifies India as a growth market'
Discovery Communications India SVP Rahul Johri
( 20 Oct 2009)
'MSOs will have to make sure that they have enough capital with them'
You Telecom CEO
( 7 Oct 2009)
'We plan to raise Rs 5 billion'
Indusind Media & Communications CEO and MD
( 22 Sep 2009)
'Our top three international markets are the UK, Australia and India'
TNA Entertainment president
( 15 Sep 2009)
'Global animation studios will set up shop in India for captive backend facilities'
Maya MD and CEO
( 7 Sep 2009)
''We have been profitable for the second year in succession'
Rajasthan Royals chairman and co-owner
( 25 Aug 2009)
''We have created a basket of Marathi channels to dominate our position in this market'
Zee Marathi and Zee Talkies business head
( 14 Aug 2009)
'Zee Studio has concrete plans to beef up its original programming'
Zee Studio senior VP, business head
( 06 Aug 2009)
'HBO offers viewers a complete Hollywood experience'
HBO South Asia country manager
( 28 July 2009)
'We believe our prime time has more potential'
Colors senior VP and head of content and creative
( 21 July 2009)
'We will fight competition with innovative content'
Star India EVP marketing and communications
( 16 July 2009)
'India is a very important part of our growth strategy'
Total Sports Asia CEO
( 7 July 2009)
'India is fast becoming one of WWE's most important international markets'
WWE president, International
( 29 June 2009)
'We are getting into the broader international entertainment space'
Vh1 India associate GM
( 23 June 2009)
'All IPL teams should be able to break even by 2011'
GroupM ESP managing partner
( 15 June 2009)
'We are looking at localising further'
Pix business head
( 8 June 2009)
'The kids market remains hugely under indexed'
Nina Elavia Jaipuria
Nick India VP and GM
( 1 June 2009)
We are seeing the beginnings of a global iconic brand in the IPL'
Brand Finance India Managing Director
( 25 May 2009)
'When you are a market leader, it's necessary to shake things a little'
MTV India GM and senior VP creative and content
( 18 May 2009)
'It is better to play in the tier 1 GEC game and go out with full ammunition'
( 5 Apr 2009)
'India is the only market where we pay carriage'
Australia Network CEO
( 20 Apr 2009)
'As there is no clear No. 2 sport in India, NBA has an opportunity to take that spot'
NBA senior VP international development & partnerships
( 14 Apr 2009)
'If you dont innovate, somebody else will take it from you'
Sir John Hegarty
BBH chairman & worldwide creative director
( 6 Apr 2009)
'We will build on our global franchises and get other local content to create an environment for ratings'
Walt Disney TV International (India) SVP & MD
( 24 Mar 2009)
'We will get an opportunity to build our brand in the international arena of cricket'
GMR Sports CEO
( 24 Mar 2009)
'Sponsorship rates have reduced by 20 per cent'
Kings XI Punjab co-owner
(4 Mar 2009)
'Our focus in 2009 will be to maintain profitability and not get into adventurous ventures'
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. COO international operations
( 16 Feb 2009)
'With the launch of the kids channel, we are ready to scale up the verticals'
Spacetoon India MD & CEO
( 16 Feb 2009)
'GEC space will see turmoil this year'
MSM president (network sales, licensing & telephony)
( 4 Feb 2009)
'The downturn will bring in corrections not just in carriage but in every other aspect'
Zee News Ltd CEO
( 28 Jan 2009)
'Scaling up through film acquisitions is a risky model'
Big Pictures COO
( 22 Jan 2009)
'Media and entertainment sector has lost a whopping Rs 640 billion of market value since last year'
Kotak Securities vice president
( 14 Jan 2009)
'We want to be strategically well entrenched in the Bollywood market'
UTV Motion Pictures CEO
( 6 Jan 2009)
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