Jiggy George, executive director, South Asia, Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE), has decided to quit the company. It is learnt that July 31 will be his last day at CNE. Jibi George, associate director, licensing, India and South Asia, has been handed over Jiggy's job responsibilities at CNE.
Though Jiggy could not be contacted at the time of filing this report, officials at CN confirmed this development. His next move is not yet known.
Monica Tata, vice-president, Entertainment Networks, South Asia, Turner International India, says, "Jiggy George has decided to move on to pursue new opportunities. It will continue its successful growth path under Jibi George."
She adds that Jibi has played a leading role in the expansion of the channel over the past several years.
Jiggi joined the company as senior manager, off-channel commerce business, in 2001. During his stint with CN, he had been instrumental in setting up the licensing and merchandising business of Turner and was the brand behind the vertical.
In 2008, Jiggy was the Turner project lead for Sesame India - Galli Galli Sim Sim.
Armed with 16 years of experience, Jiggy has worked with many media companies prior to joining CN. He was marketing manager, MTV India for four years.First Published : July 29, 2009