NP Singh, CEO, Sony Pictures Network, has been announced as the new President of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF), after its 19th annual general meeting (AGM). Singh replaces Punit Goenka, MD, ZEEL, who held the office of the President for two years.
Goenka had replaced Uday Shankar, President, Fox Asia and CEO, Star India, in 2016.
Singh said, “I am elated to lead IBF at a crucial juncture and will put my best efforts to make the sector invigorating. A strong media and broadcast sector will not only serve as the conscience-keeper of the nation but will educate, entertain and acclimatise the masses. My key objective would be to ensure the larger good of the sector in keeping with the regulatory practices.”
Outgoing IBF President Goenka said, “Singh has always been a supportive colleague on the Board and his broad insight and acumen will help us deal with the challenges that the sector is facing today.”
Singh was holding the office of Vice-President of the Foundation for last two years, alongside Rajat Sharma, Founder and Chairman, India TV; K Madhavan, MD, Asianet Communications and Sudhanshu Vats, CEO, Viacom18 India.