Tarun Katial to chair IAMAI’s Digital Entertainment Committee

21 May,2020

By A Correspondent

 

Zee5 India CEO Tarun Katial has been appointed chairman of Digital Entertainment Committee of the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). He takes over from Ajit Mohan, Managing Director, Facebook India. Viacom 18 Digital Ventures COO Gourav Rakshit has been named Vice Chairman, succeeding Uday Sodhi, Senior Partner, Kurate Digital Consulting.

 

The Digital Entertainment Committee at IAMAI represents all prominent members of the video on demand and audio-on-demand companies such as Netflix, Zee5, Prime Video, Hotstar, Sony Liv, Viacom18, RJio Studios, MX Player, Hungama, Discovery, Hoichoi, Arre, Hooq, Gaana, Saavn, Flickstree among others.

 

On his appointment, Katial said: “The Digital Entertainment sector, similar to the rest of the economy, is going through challenging times due to COVID-19. At IAMAI, our immediate task at hand would be to seek support from the Government, policymakers, local authorities to resume production activities at the earliest. This would go a long way in supporting various supply chain linkages, citizen’s livelihood, and contribution to the national exchequer.”

 

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