SPT Networks Asia Names Head of Indian Operations


SINGAPORE/MUMBAI: Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia has appointed Sunil Punjabi to serve as its business head for India.

Punjabi will be based in the Mumbai office, leading a local team in all business functions. Punjabi will report to Ricky Ow, the executive VP and general manager of SPT Networks Asia, who is based in Singapore. Pubjabi will lead the day-to-day management of AXN and Animax in India. He will also work closely with Sony Pictures Entertainment’s subsidiary company, Multi Screen Media.

“We are pleased to welcome Sunil to drive our business in India. His acumen and experience across all functions will be key assets to lead our channels to greater heights in one of Asia’s largest and most competitive TV markets,” said Ow.

“Having previously worked with Sunil at MSM, we welcome him back to the family and are very confident that through his relationships within our network, he will be able to take AXN and Animax to the next level,” added Man Jit Singh, the CEO of Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd. We are excited that for the first time there will be a dedicated business head for SPT Networks, Asia channels in India who will build on local viewer expectations.”