Hemant Arora joins Discovery as Head of New Revenue Streams

17 Oct,2019

By A Correspondent


Discovery Communications India has appointed Hemant Arora as the Head of New Revenue Streams. Arora joins Discovery from Times Network where he was the Business Head of Times Influence.


During his stint at Times, he also led sales for network channels including Times Now, ET Now & Zoom at different points of time. Arora will be based out of Mumbai and report directly to Megha Tata, Managing Director – South Asia, Discovery.


“We are evaluating each subset of our network strategy in light of the fast-evolving media landscape. The introduction of ‘Head of New Revenue Streams’ in our org structure is a manifestation of that thought process,” said Tata. “We are excited to have Hemant Arora lead the new revenue streams vertical. He will play a key role in conceptualising and building new models to scale revenues from untapped opportunities while Head of Advertising Sales Vikram Tanna will concentrate his efforts in ensuring that [the] adsales revenue stream of our core network continues to grow northward.”


Added Arora: “The new-look aggressive Discovery excites me. The company played a key role in the formative years of my professional life and in this second innings, I look forward to capitalise on multiple opportunities in the horizon to create successful alternate revenue streams.”



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