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Dish TV India reappoints Jawahar Goel as MD

Anil Kumar Dua is named as whole-time director.

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Mumbai: Dish TV India has reappointed Jawahar Lal Goel as its managing director (MD) till 25 March 2025, the company said in a regulatory filing late Friday night. The DTH service company also reappointed Anil Kumar Dua as the whole-time director for the same period as Goel.

Goel who is also the chairman of the company’s board shall continue to remain the same. “Goel has been actively involved in the creation and expansion of the company and has been a pioneer of the direct-to-home (DTH) services in India,” the company said in its filing.

Goel led the initiatives of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) as its president from September 2006 to September 2010. He has also been on the board of various committees and task forces set up by the ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) and continues to address several critical matters related to the industry.

He is a prime architect in establishing India’s most modern and advanced technological infrastructure for the implementation of conditional access system (CAS) and direct-to-home (DTH) services.

Dua has worked in several well-known entities such as Hindustan Unilever, Gillette and Hero MotoCorp. Prior to joining Dish TV India Limited, he was the OTE Group MD. He has experience in various facets of business management such as brand building, marketing, customer experience, supply chain, and strategy.

He has also been an active participant in different forums like CII, Siam, Fada, and Ficci, and has also been the chairman of the Retail Council of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). He was also on the board of the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC).

Dua is an engineer from IIT Delhi and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

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