Jhunjhunwala appointed COO at BBC Global News

25 Apr,2014

By A Correspondent


Naveen Jhunjhunwala has been appointed COO of BBC Global News India. Jhunjhunwala, who was previously with Turner International India as VP for corporate finance and administration, replaces Preet Dhupar who moved on following her decade-and-a-half stint with the company.


At Turner, Jhunjhunwala helped launch the company’s India operations including the CN subscription business, launch of new channels like HBO, POGO and WB. He also helped set up the Zee Turner distribution JV, including MediaPro as well as CNN-IBN. Prior to Turner, he was with Ernst & Young in New Delhi.


Apart from handling finance, Jhunjhunwala will also be responsible for determining BBC’s commercial priorities and targets for news across the country as well as ad revenue, content distribution and audience growth.


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