Vijay Rajput, - SVP – Affiliate Sales and Business Head, Eurosport, has announced his decision to move on from Discovery and retire on December 31, 2021. He will be succeeded by Ruchir Jain, who has been heading finance at Discovery- South Asia for over 3 years.
Rajput’s career that spread over 39 years, kicked-off at Discovery over 7 years back where he played a key role in the set up and driving year on year growth of the network in India.
His endeavours included that the network established itself in sports broadcast while laying spotlight towards speeding up Discovery's main goal of staying the best real life entertainment network in the country.
“We at Discovery Inc would like to thank our supremely talented leader Vijay Rajput as he has decided to retire from the organization. Vijay’s stellar contribution over the years has helped us in being at the pinnacle of factual broadcasting in India. Although it is hard to say goodbye, we once again thank him for inspiring us and wish him the absolute best for the next phase of his life,” said Megha Tata, Managing Director - South Asia, Discovery.
“Elated about Ruchir taking up the role where he designs the next chapter of growth ahead,” Tata added.