While Issac John has been given the role of Business Head for Digital, Sai Abishek will lead the content vertical for factual and lifestyle entertainment. Vednarayan Sirdeshpande will take over marketing portfolio for the network including factual, lifestyle and kids as well as trade.
As reported, Zulfia Waris had resigned as VP premium and digital networks. Prior to that, Sameer Rao had quit his position as VP, head mass entertainment following the debacle of Discovery Jeet.
Discovery India MD South Asia Megha Tata commented: “We have made select changes in our org structure in light of the opportunities available in the evolving media landscape. The sharper focus on functional areas will help us become more potent, more agile.”