Viacom18 Taps SVOD Lead


Viacom18 has restructured its leadership team, including appointing Ferzad Palia as head of SVOD, with oversight for the Voot Select and Voot Kids services.

Palia will also lead up the international business at Viacom18 Digital Ventures, overseeing the international expansion of Voot, reporting to Gourav Rakshit, COO. He was most recently in charge of the youth, music and English entertainment business at Viacom18 and took the lead on the rollout of Voot Select, which now has more than 1 million subscribers.

Meanwhile, on the broadcast side, Anshul Ailawadi has been upped to business head for youth, music and English entertainment, reporting to Rahul Joshi, managing director of Network18.