Sunil Khanna And Ravi Bhushan Appointed As Directors Of Dish TV
The Board of Directors of Dish TV India Limited has considered and approved the appointment of Sunil Khanna as an Independent Director and Ravi Bhushan Puri as an Executive Director.
Sunil Khanna has worked extensively in the media industry in India since the launch of the first satellite TV channel in India and has contributed significantly to the development of various scalable and innovative business models in the industry. In his tenure with Zee Network, he developed the distribution model for organising the fragmented and unorganised cable industry and launched the first MSO in India. He developed the business model for launching Pay TV in India and provided leadership to Zee Turner. He was involved in the launch of the first direct-to-home services in India through Dish TV India in the capacity of CEO. As co-founder of Grey Cells 18 Media Pvt. Ltd., he developed the concept and launched the first curriculum-linked TV channel in India, i.e., Greycells 18. He is the founder of Songdew Media Pvt. Ltd., which is playing an important role in bringing indie music to the mainstream. He is a B.Tech. (Hons.) from IIT Kharagpur and a PGDBM from IIM Bangalore.
Ravi Bhushan Puri is a multi-skilled professional with a track record of managing broadcast projects and stakeholder expectations while taking full responsibility for delivering the project objectives. He is responsible for managing the STB product development life cycle and broadcast operations. He is currently engaged with the company in various roles like Project Planning, team Coordination, Budget Management, Quality Assurance, Vendor Management, Risk Management and continuous improvement. He is presently designated as ‘Corporate Head – Broadcasting’, of the company.