MUMBAI: Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) executive director India and South Asia Jiggy George has put in his papers at the company. Last year, George was also given additional responsibility of Turner’s movie division.
George joined Turner in 2001 as senior manager. When contacted George confirmed the development to Businessofcinema.com. His last day in the company will be 31 July.
George set-up and spearheaded the licensing & merchandising division of Cartoon Network in India. In 2008, he was given additional charge to set up a theatrical division to leverage the power of Turner channels, consumer products and new media businesses to market these films effectively in India and South Asia.
Apart from driving the licensing and merchandising strategies for Cartoon Network and POGO in India, George was in charge to set up the company’s theatrical division, which will leverage the power of Turner channels, consumer products and new media businesses to market these films effectively. As head of the division, George was responsible for all aspects of the theatrical business including production, marketing, distribution, licensing and merchandising and ancillary functions.