Discovery Networks’ S Asia GM Rahul Johri quits

Meenakshi Verma Ambwani New Delhi | Updated on January 20, 2018 Published on February 24, 2016

Rahul Johri

Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific on Wednesday said that Rahul Johri, Executive Vice-President & General Manager - South Asia, has resigned effective February 24. A company statement said that Johri will continue to work with the company till the end of the year, as a Senior Advisor to Arthur Bastings, President and Managing Director, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific.

The company said that it has commenced the search for Johri’s replacement. In the interim period, Bastings will additionally manage the South Asia business and day-to-day affairs from India.

Johri had a 15-year tenure at Discovery and in the last eight years he has led the South Asia operations. In a statement, Arthur Bastings, President & Managing Director, Discovery Networks Asia-Pacific, said that Johri had created an “unmatched portfolio that is immensely valued by viewers and trade partners.”

Published on February 24, 2016
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