Independent TV gets new ops head

MUMBAI: The NDTV Worldwide and Beximco-owned Independent Television has found a new operations head as it readies to get going in Bangladesh.

Biswajit Borkataky, who earlier had launched NDTV Profit and Bloomberg UTV, is taking up the position and will shift base to Dhaka beginning July.

Sources indicate that the duo want the channel to be up and running by the end of year with NDTV Worldwide looking after the technology and operational setup.

Currently, Borkataky is associate executive producer at Bloomberg UTV.  
  Borkataky has nine years of broadcast experience and is known to specialise in new setups and process building. In his new capacity, he will be responsible for setting up and running all functions excluding content, at Independent Television.

The NDTV and Beximco alliance includes channel planning and execution as well as NDTV assisting the Beximco Group with the operational and business management of the venture.

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