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BTVI's Megha Tata steps down as chief operating officer

15 March will be Tata’s last day at the organisation

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Mumbai: Megha Tata, chief operating officer of business news channel BTVI , has stepped down from her role, Indiantelevision.com has learnt. 15 March 2019 will be her last day at the organisation, Tata informed colleagues via an email last week.

“Till such time the management decides on the way forward, my direct reports will report into Siddharth (Zarabi),” the veteran executive went on to add.

The former HBO India MD - South Asia was roped in by BTVI in August 2016. Under her leadership, BTVI has made major gains in terms of viewership, especially on digital platforms.

With over 25 years of media experience under her belt, Tata has worked for some of the most formidable brands in the media and entertainment business.

Before joining HBO, Tata worked for Turner International India as general manager, Entertainment Networks, South Asia.

Prior to her stint at Turner, Tata was the senior vice president -advertising sales, Star India.

With another round of success behind her, all eyes will now be on Tata’s next move.

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