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Vijay Koshy quits Future Media to head Big RTL

By Prachi Srivastava , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | June 18, 2013
He joined Future Media in 2009 and was looking into strategic planning, sales and business development.

Vijay Koshy, former national sales head of Future Media, has joined Big RTL as vice-president.

Reliance RTL

Big RTL is the joint venture (JV) channel between Reliance Broadcast Network (RBNL) and European entertainment network RTL Group. The JV had launched its first channel, an action entertainment channel called Big RTL Thrill, in November 2012.

Koshy was not reachable while filing this report but sources in the industry have confirmed the news to afaqs!.

Koshy started his career in media with Interact Vision. He then moved on to Grey as senior media planner, where he took care of media buying for Johnson & Johnson and Marico.

He then worked with reputed agencies like Lowe and GroupM Fulcrum in strategic media planning and buying. He moved onto the client end when he joined STAR India as assistant vice-president, all India, Channel V. He has worked with brands such as ESPN and Sony Entertainment as well.

He joined Future Media in 2009 and was looking into strategic planning, sales and business development, managing profitability, people management and providing leadership to the team.

After graduating in science from Bombay University, Koshy completed a diploma in advertising and marketing from Xavier's Institute of Communication, Mumbai.

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