Executive Vice President & Managing Director, FOX Networks Group – Asia Pacific & Middle East
As Executive Vice President & Managing Director, Rohit has a dual role of P&L Head for Australia & New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand and overall Commercial Head for Fox Networks Group’s (FNG) Asia Pacific and Middle East. He is responsible for of all of FNG’s lines of business within the Australia & New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand market cluster. In addition Rohit is responsible develop and nurturing commercial (affiliate) partnerships across all of FNG’s 14 markets in Asia Pacific and Middle East.
Prior to this role Rohit ran FOX Networks Group’s (FNG) affiliate distribution, content syndication, and subscription video on demand (SVOD) businesses across Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Working closely with the network’s local general managers, he was responsible for growing revenue and partnerships as well as developing new business opportunities for the 30+ channel brands in FNG’s multi-genre portfolio, including sports, entertainment, factual and Chinese-language properties.
Rohit move to Singapore in 2013 to lead FNG’s sports business in Asia, where his responsibilities included rights acquisitions, programming, production, marketing, and broadcast operations. Previous to that, he was set up from scratch and ran the FNG’s Middle East business.
Rohit began his career with Gillette, prior to joining to joining the media industry. Originally from Mumbai, India he has a Masters in Business Administration from S.P. Jain Institute of Management, Mumbai, India and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai University.
He serves on the board of The Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Association of Asia (CASBAA).
He is currently based in Singapore and reports to Zubin Gandevia, President of FNG Asia Pacific and Middle East.