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NXTDigital elevates Vynsley Fernandes to MD & CEO

He joined the media business of the Hinduja Group in 2018

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KOLKATA: Hinduja Group’s media vertical NXTDigital has elevated Vynsley Fernandes to the position of managing director and CEO and inducted him into the boards of the media groups’ subsidiary companies comprising OneOTT Intertainment, IN Entertainment  and IndusInd Media & Communications – in line with his role of overseeing the media businesses of the group.

Fernandes is currently the media group CEO, with oversight of the media businesses of the Hinduja Group, comprising digital cable TV, Headend-In-The-Sky (HITS),  broadband and content syndication. He joined the media business of the Hinduja Group on 1 August 2018 and since then, has been instrumental in driving a new vision for the organisation and turning it around into a profitable and sustainable business. He has been associated with the group since 2013, first consulting for the launch of the Hinduja’s HITS business in India and then continuing to work with the cable and HITS platforms across multiple technology and operational functions.

A well-respected figure in the media & entertainment industry, Fernandes has nearly three decades of experience in delivering and managing assignments globally - including DTH & HITS platforms; digital cable networks; and news & entertainment channels and is considered a thought leader. He continues to represent the industry at various international and national forums and has several accolades to his credit including being recognised with the prestigious CEO of the Year award presented by World Leadership Congress in February 2021.

As managing director & CEO of NXTDigital, he will continue to drive the business vision of the Hinduja Group in the media & entertainment sector, which is poised for exponential growth riding on new digital technologies. 

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