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Turner International India Names Rohit Khetarpal as Director, Network and Content Distribution

MUMBAI (May 20, 2015) – Turner International India has today announced the appointment of Rohit Khetarpal as Director of Network and Content Distribution for South Asia.

Khetarpal is responsible for content syndication, and driving mobile and interactive platforms including mobile, broadband, DTH, IPTV, gaming services for Turner’s portfolio of industry-leading news and kids entertainment brands including CNN International, Cartoon Network, and POGO. In addition, he leads CNN International’s hotel partnership program and broadcast partnerships in South Asia. He also manages the distribution of all Turner channels in South Asian markets outside of India.

Based in Delhi, Khetarpal reports into Siddharth Jain, Turner’s Senior Vice President and Managing Director for South Asia. Commenting on the appointment Jain said, “With his proven track record in growing our linear distribution vertical in India, I am confident that Rohit will take this varied and business-critical portfolio to its next level of success in the South Asia region.”

Khetarpal joined Turner’s Network and Content Distribution team in 2008 and has been managing the distribution of Turner’s portfolio of channels in India: Cartoon Network, POGO, Toonami, HBO and WB. He has over 15 years of experience in the television distribution business and has previously worked with Viacom 18, Zee Turner and ESPN Software in India.

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About Turner International India

Turner International India Pvt. Ltd. is the arm of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (a division of Time Warner) that creates and manages the sales, distribution, marketing of Turner's news and entertainment brands in India and the South Asia region including CNN International, Cartoon Network, POGO, Toonami, HBO and WB. The company also manages distribution for HBO Defined and HBO Hits in India.

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