PDM appoints Rukin Kizilbash as COO

MUMBAI: PDM India, a division of Percept, has appointed Rukin Kizilbash as chief operating officer.

Kizilbash will replace Manuj Agarwal who has stepped down from the post. 
Kizilbash will be responsible for overseeing the entire business of PDM India, including activation, sports marketing, promotions, sponsorship sales, events, and IPR development & management.

Prior to joining Percept, he was heading Ten Sports in India and was responsible for the overall growth of the channel in the sub-continent. He was a part of Ten Sports since its inception in India as VP- ad sales.
Said Kizilbash, "I am eagerly looking forward to taking up the mandate of guiding PDM to new and exciting horizons. With the roster of impressive brand activations and intellectual properties already in place at PDM, we are well poised to take the company to the next level and create a powerhouse of talent and a wide range of products, which will be the very best in its field."

Added Percept Limited joint MD Shailendra Singh, "Rukin has abundant experience in the arena of Sports Management and Activation, and we are confident that PDM will grow even further under his able leadership."
Kizilbash joined Ten Sports with more than 15 years of experience in the television sports broadcast industry in India including five years with ESPN Star Sports and a brief stint with IMG.

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