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Viacom18 COO Raj Nayak quits

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MUMBAI: Viacom18's Bigg Boss has quit, according to media reports. We are talking about Viacom18 COO Raj Nayak, who gave Star Plus and Zee TV a run for their money when he took over the channel's charge as CEO, before he was elevated to his current role.

Nayak has worked with the organisation for almost seven-and-a-half years. He joined the organisation in 2011 as CEO of Colors and was responsible to look after Viacom18’s flagship general entertainment channel. Last year in May, he was elevated to the network's COO role.

Prior to joining Colors, he had founded media sales and marketing company Aidem. Before that, he was working with NDTV Media Ltd as CEO and headed it for over a period of seven years.

In 1993, Nayak started his career with Star India and rose to the role of EVP sales and marketing. He was responsible for strategy, packaging and marketing for all Star channels and the revenue for the group.

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