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Anshuman Misra resigns from Turner International

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | September 25, 2012
Prior to joining Turner, Misra was general manager, BBC World (India) where he managed the distribution and sales of the news and current affairs channel.

Anshuman Misra, senior vice-president and managing director, networks and content distribution, Turner International Asia Pacific, has resigned from his position with effect from October 12, thereby ending his 14-year stint with the company.

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Anshuman Misra

Commenting on Misra's resignation, Steve Marcopoto, president and MD, Turner International Asia Pacific, says in an official communiqué, "On behalf of everyone at Turner in Asia, I'd like to thank Anshuman for his significant contribution to the company's success since 1998. He has been a first class colleague and trusted business partner throughout and we wish him every success in the next stage of his career."

Misra adds, "After working without a real break for more than two decades, I look forward to taking a few months off before I start the next chapter of my work life. I hope it's as exciting as the time I've had with Turner. I want to thank everyone at Turner for all the support and camaraderie. I walk out of the company very satisfied but also sad to leave such a great bunch of people."

An MBA in finance from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Misra was general manager, BBC World (India) where he managed the distribution and sales of the news and current affairs channel.

Before joining BBC, Misra was with Turner Broadcasting System in Atlanta in the licensing and merchandising division, Turner Home Entertainment (THE) and in 1994, moved to New Delhi to establish Turner Home Entertainment in India.

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