Sony appoints Manish Aggarwal to senior role at OTT service

Indian media group Sony Pictures Networks has appointed Manish Aggarwal as its new head of growth, monetization and digital business at its OTT video on-demand service SonyLIV.

Media news website Media Samosa reported that Aggarwal will be responsible for “strategising the subscription business of India and international countries” for SonyLIV. The service offers access to Sony’s sports content, including the TEN Sports channels.

Aggarwal joins Sony from broadcaster and media group Zee Entertainment Enterprises, where he was principal cluster head, advertising sales. Before that, he worked at companies including Le Ecosystem Technology India – part of Chinese conglomerate LeEco that was once one of the main players in sports streaming in China – as well as online clothing retailer Myntra Designs and consumer products giant Procter & Gamble.