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MUMBAI: Viacom18 announced Thursday that Jyoti Deshpande, Reliance Industries Ltd president - Media Platform & Content, has been appointed as CEO of Viacom18 with immediate effect.

Deshpande is already serving on the boards of Network18 and investee companies Balaji Telefilms and Saavn Media. In her new assignment, Deshpande will help bring synergies across all of Reliance’s media interests and investments and further equip the company to drive significant growth opportunities as the industry embraces digital transformation.