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Myleeta Aga to also lead BBC Worldwide SEA Biz

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MUMBAI: As 2016 comes to a wrap, the new year brings good news and some new challenging responsibilities for BBC Worldwide India SVP and GM Myleeta Aga.

Aga, who is also the content lead, Asia, has now been tasked with the additional role of heading South East Asia business, effective January 2017. She will report to BBC Worldwide Asia EVP David Weiland.

This elevation makes Aga responsible for driving content, format and digital sales. Along with that she will also oversee business development of the well-established channels and BBC Player services. Looking after BBC World News distribution interests in the region will also come under her purview.

Speaking exclusively to indiantelevision.com, Aga shared, "I look forward to the challenge of adding SEA to my India responsibilities. We have a great mix of businesses, and I am sure working across markets will create exciting new opportunities for BBC in Asia."

Given the hands-on involvement required for the new role, as of January, Aga will work out of BBC's offices in Mumbai and Singapore.

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