RBNL appoints Nikhil Mirchandani as business head – television


MUMBAI: Reliance Broadcast Network has appointed Nikhil Mirchandani as business head – television. Mirchandani will be responsible for overseeing the BIG CBS channel network, Prime, Love and Spark along with all new channels being launched by RBNL in the near future.

Mirchandani began his career with GE Capital as a business manager before making a career in the media & entertainment sector, where he has over 13 years of work experience in diverse companies like Sony Entertainment Television, Turner International, National Geographic Channel (NGC) and Star India.

He was the managing director of NGC Network & FOX International Channels for over five years, whereas in his last assignment he was the executive vice president and general manager of Star One.

Reliance Broadcast Network CEO Tarun Katial said, "We are delighted to have Nikhil on board with us. Nikhil brings to the position, astute business sense and very high resourcefulness which are key to meet the challenging growth trajectory that our television business has set for itself.  We welcome Nikhil and look forward to his expertise in taking our television business to the destination we have envisioned."

Mirchandani added, "RBNL is a young multi media conglomerate with exciting plans for the future, including the television vertical. I look forward to the opportunity to be part of this rapidly growing organization, which has made an impactful start to its television business with the BIG CBS Network. With the experience I bring to the table combined with the rapid expansion plans of RBNL’s TV business, I am certain that together we will be able to achieve excellent results."