Siddharth Jain is Senior Vice President and Managing Director, South Asia for Turner International India Private Limited (Turner). Based in Mumbai, Jain spearheads the region’s operations overseeing all programming; network and content development; advertising and distribution sales; and marketing and promotion of Turner’s wide portfolio of global brands and networks across English news, Kids and English entertainment genres. This includes CNN International, Cartoon Network, POGO, HBO and WB.
In South Asia, Jain leads a team of over 150 employees spread between five locations. Jain manages Turner’s key partnerships in India including CNN-IBN, the co-branded association with Network 18 and the distribution venture, Zee Turner Ltd. that created a new joint venture in 2011 with Star Den Media Services Pvt. Ltd. called Media Pro Enterprise India Pvt. Ltd. Jain is on the Board of Directors of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) and Media Pro.