A+E Networks | TV18 has announced the appointment of Jayesh S. Gokalgandhi as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In his capacity as a CFO, Gokalgandhi will be handling the finance function and will be reporting to Avinash Kaul, Managing Director, A+E Networks | TV18 President, Strategy, Product & Alliances, Network 18.
Gokalgandhi is a Chartered Accountant who comes with over 17 years of experience in the finance and media industry. His last stint was as CFO with Colosceum Media. In past he has worked in Endemol Shine India and Portland Outdoor (Group M).
Commenting on the appointment, Kaul, said, â€śJayesh will play a pivotal role in the transformational journey of A+E Networks|TV18 and his involvement will help us drive the financial performance of the entity. His background in production comes in handy as AETN 18 channels scale up the localization agenda of original content in India.â€ť
Gokalgandhi added, " I am delighted to be a part of one of the most renowned names in the media industry and would like to thank A+E Networks | TV18, for giving me this opportunity. I look forward to also being a part of the transformational journey of the company and extend my assistance in every capacity in strengthening the financial position as well.â€ť