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Turner India ups Rohit Khetarpal as director, network & content distribution

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MUMBAI: Turner International India has elevated Rohit Khetarpal as director of network and content distribution for South Asia.

In his new role, Khetarpal will be responsible for content syndication and driving mobile and interactive platforms including mobile, broadband, DTH, IPTV, gaming services for Turner’s portfolio of industry-leading news and kids entertainment brands including CNN International, Cartoon Network, and POGO.

In addition, he will lead CNN International’s hotel partnership programme and broadcast partnerships in South Asia. He will also manage the distribution of all Turner channels in South Asian markets outside of India.

Based in Delhi, Khetarpal will report into Turner senior vice president and managing director for South Asia Siddharth Jain.

Jain said, “With his proven track record in growing our linear distribution vertical in India, I am confident that Rohit will take this varied and business-critical portfolio to its next level of success in the South Asia region.”

Khetarpal joined Turner’s network and content distribution team in 2008 and has been managing the distribution of Turner’s portfolio of channels in India: Cartoon Network, POGO, Toonami, HBO and WB. He has over 15 years of experience in the television distribution business and has previously worked with Viacom 18, Zee Turner and ESPN Software in India.

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