Siddharth Jain

Turner hires Indian entertainment chief

Turner Broadcasting System’s Indian channels group has a new senior director and network chief for its HBO and WB English-language channels. Rohit Bhandari joins Turner International India from Sahara India Capsac, where he worked in company’s media and entertainment division. He will report Turner’s senor VP and managing director, Siddharth Jain, who said: “We’re really […]

News brief: Turner’s Toonami launches in India

Turner Broadcasting has launched its kids channel Toonami in India. The action-adventure toon channel has rolled out on several cable services in India’s main cities and will sit alongside Cartoon Network and Pogo in Turner’s Indian kids channel line-up. Toonami is already widely distributed throughout Asia. Commenting on the Indian launch Siddharth Jain, managing director […]

Turner slashing Asia Pac workforce by 30%

Having radically restructured its EMEA business, Turner International is reorganising its Asia Pacific division along similar lines and cutting headcount by almost a third. Steve Marcopoto (pictured), president and MD Turner International Asia Pacific, told staff about the changes today. Turner said the job losses, which follow a review undertaken with management consultancy firm PWC, […]