Transaction to include 21st Century Fox's film and television studios, cable entertainment networks and international TV businesses.
He will be based out of Mumbai and report to Vivek Srivastava, executive vice president, Times Network.
These will be followed by specialist automotive and food-focused mobile-first channels later in the year.
Bharti Telemedia is among the largest in the over 65-million direct-to-home (DTH) paid subscriber market in the country.
The group has also appointed Saurav Banerjee as Co-CEO, NDTV Group and Ravi Asawa as CFO.
Zee TV's Kumkum Bhagya is the second most watched show in U+R and Urban markets.
Previously, he was associated with CNBC TV18, CNN IBN and CNBC Awaaz.
Previously, Iyer was working as executive vice president and business head, &TV - ZEEL Group.
Fri, 01 Dec 2017
We spoke to Raja Banerji, AVP, Marketing, Pernod Ricard India.
Zee TV's Kumkum Bhagya remains the second most watched show in U+R and Urban markets.