She will oversee legal operations and regulatory matters for all group businesses and joint ventures including A+E Networks | TV18, Viacom18, HomeShop18 and Indiacast
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | July 16, 2012
Network18 Group has elevatedÂ Kshipra Jatana, EVP & Head Legal, News Networks to Group General Counsel. In her new role, Jatana will oversee legal operations and regulatory matters for all group businesses and joint ventures including A+E Networks | TV18, Viacom18, HomeShop18 and Indiacast. Earlier, Jatana was General Counsel at Capital18, the groupâs investment arm, where she was responsible for deal structuring, legal and compliance for its portfolio investments.
Commenting on her elevation, Raghav Bahl, Founder & Editor, Network18, said "Kshipra has been instrumental in managing legal and structuring matters for us across the group. While our growth has been led by strong management teams in each of our businesses, the role played by group level talent in driving 'Network' synergies cannot be overemphasised."
B Sai Kumar, Group CEO, Network18, said, âApart from managing legal matters, Kshipra has played a critical role for us in structuring key ventures and transactions in the recent past. Her unique ability to work across businesses and address a range of challenges positions her well for the task ahead, as the group moves into a new phase of growth.âJatana said on her elevation, âIt's been a great journey and has been full of exciting milestones and has given me an opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. As a group we are well poised with a strong footprint across all segments of the industry.Â The challenge is to enable a strong defensive framework that allows all our businesses to grow while meeting high standards of legal compliance."
Jatana brings with her 17 years of work experience in the legal advisory and corporate law space. Prior to joining Network18, sheÂ was General Counsel/Head of M&A at MIH India and has also worked with Star TV and AZB & Partners in the past. She holds a degree in law and sociology from the University of Delhi.