New MD in Place at FremantleMedia India


Aradhana Bhola has been appointed as managing director of FremantleMedia India.

Based in Mumbai, Bhola will head up the company’s Indian business. She will report to Ian Hogg, FremantleMedia’s regional CEO for Australia and Asia Pacific. Bhola will be charged with managing all development and production operations in India and leveraging relationships with broadcast and digital partners throughout the country. The appointment is effective immediately. Bhola joined FremantleMedia India in 2012 as creative director and was promoted to head of content in 2015.

Hogg commented: “Aradhana is a class act, she’s creative, energetic and driven. Aradhana’s experience and understanding of the Indian market means she is the ideal candidate to build on the great successes FremantleMedia has already enjoyed in the region while unlocking the many exciting creative and commercial opportunities it presents.”

Bhola added: “I am delighted to have the opportunity to spearhead the India operations at FremantleMedia. This challenge is very exciting, given the complexity and diversity of the Indian content market. In my new role, I hope to push the team’s creative and innovative vision to new heights.”