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IBN Network CEO Avinash Kaul gets additional responsibility of A+E Networks|TV18

MUMBAI: AETN18 has appointed Avinash Kaul as President of A+E Networks|TV18, a joint venture between A+E Networks and TV18.

The role will be in addition to his responsibility as CEO of IBN Network. Kaul will be responsible for the day-to-day operational, strategic and financial management of the joint venture that runs History TV18 channel.

Network18 Group CEO A.P Parigi said, “As A+E Networks | TV18 enters a new phase of growth, I’m confident that Avinash is the right person to lead the company forward. He has a proven ability to create strategic clarity, ensure disciplined execution, and deliver results. We believe that his passion for innovation will help ensure that the venture will continue its stellar growth trajectory.”

A+E Networks International Executive Vice President Sean Cohan added, “Avinash brings vast media expertise, foresight and knowledge of the Indian market to the venture. Under his leadership, we are well-positioned to realise our shared vision of strong and vibrant entertainment services in India.”

Avinash Kaul said, “I am honoured to take on this role, and excited about the possibilities that lie ahead. Our focus will be to continue to unleash the power of globally acclaimed content with a mix of innovative programming that resonates with Indian viewers. I’m looking forward to working with the business and content teams in our journey to create India’s leading factual entertainment group.”

With a career spanning over 16 years, Kaul has rich experience in a variety of roles in sales, marketing and general management across genres like news, entertainment, movie and lifestyle in India. Prior to this, Kaul held the position of CEO – TV Division of BCCL, managing Times Now, ET Now and zoOm.