Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Viacom International Media Networks Asia Appoints Amit Arora As New VP Of Strategy And Business Development

Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) has tapped Amit Arora for the newly created role of Vice President (VP) of strategy and business development for Asia.

In his new role, Arora will serve on the Asia leadership team and will be responsible for driving cross-business growth strategy and business development opportunities in Asia to help inform the company's decision-making. He will be based in Singapore but will work closely with the global strategy team in New York. Arora will report to Mark Whitehead, the Executive Vice President (EVP) and Managing Director of Viacom International Media Networks Asia. The appointment is effective immediately.

"We are thrilled to have Amit join the VIMN family," said Whitehead. "Amit has a strong track record in driving business growth and executing new channel and digital expansion. His outstanding analytical and strategic abilities coupled with extensive knowledge in the media and telecom sectors enable him to develop effective growth strategies. He will be a terrific addition to the team as we position the organization for future growth and strengthen our competitive leverage in the region."

Arora joins VIMN Asia with 15 years of experience in the media, telecom, cable and technology industries, including business development, analytics and strategic advisory roles in well-known media businesses such as ABC Television/The Walt Disney Company, Turner Broadcasting and Time Warner Cable in the U.S. Most recently, Arora served as the head of business development and strategy for Asia at BBC Worldwide in Singapore.

Sources: World Screen's TVASIAPAC, IndianTelevision.com, TBI Vision, The Hollywood Reporter.
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