MUMBAI: DSport business head TS Panesar has stepped down from his role, with 31 January set to be his last day with the organisation.
Panesar’s exit comes at a time when the parent company of DSport’s, Discovery Communication India too national head. In the month of September, last year Karan Bajaj left the organisation.
Panesar was responsible for content acquisition and monetisation for the company’s sports arm. He led the rights acquisition for Nidahas Trophy, South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship, Indian Fitness League, Poker Sports League, and Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) for the channel.
The veteran executive has previously served as the CEO of Hathway Cable and Datacom’s video business and EVP distribution at Star India, where he handled direct to home (DTH) and digital addressable system (DAS) markets.