ISLE OF MAN, United Kingdom, January 24, 2018: Eros International PLC (NYSE:EROS) (“Eros”), a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry, announced today the appointment of Ali Hussein as Chief Operating Officer of Eros Digital. He will be spearheading Eros’ digital initiatives including Eros Now, its cutting-edge digital over-the-top (OTT) South Asian entertainment platform.
Ali Hussein brings with him extensive experience through his impressive track record of over 15 years in the media entertainment and digital space. Ali has been an entrepreneur and Board Advisor to Discovery Networks and other start-ups in the media and technology domain. His experience spans across organizations such as Google, Viacom 18 and Hungama where he has held key positions. His expertise comes from complex mandates across mobile marketing, content syndication and distribution.
Welcoming Ali Hussein to Eros, Rishika Lulla Singh, CEO – Eros Digital said, “We are delighted to have Ali join the leadership team at Eros. The impact of digital technology on media consumption is growing at a rapid space, making this sector one of the most exciting in present times. At ErosNow, we are in a robust growth phase and continue to reinvent ourselves as a digital company. With Ali’s experience in media, entertainment and the digital space, we look forward to further capitalising our digital expansion strategy and I wish him all the best.”
Speaking on his appointment, Ali Hussein said, “This is an exciting time for the Indian digital landscape and we are poised to become India’s largest Digital entertainment company. I truly believe Eros Now is an established global player is best positioned to leverage this space with the strength of its vast content library and dominant market share and I am very happy to be a part of this opportunity to take the company to the next level”.
About Eros Now
Eros Now is Eros International Plc’s leading on-demand South Asian entertainment network accessible anytime, anywhere, on most Internet-connected screen including mobile, web, and TV. With over 10,000 digital titles, Eros Now offers its 75 million registered users worldwide the promise of endless entertainment hosting one of the largest libraries of movies, as well as premium television shows, music videos and audio tracks, unmatched in quantity and quality. Product features, such as video in HD, multi-language subtitles, movie downloads, and high quality original drama series differentiate the Eros Now entertainment offering. To see, watch now: www.erosnow.com
About Eros International Plc
Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) is a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry that acquires, co-produces and distributes Indian films across all available formats such as cinema, television and digital new media. Eros International Plc became the first Indian media company to list on the New York Stock Exchange. Eros International has experience of over three decades in establishing a global platform for Indian cinema. The Company has an extensive and growing movie library comprising of over 3,000 films, which include Hindi, Tamil, and other regional language films. The company also owns the rapidly growing OTT platform Eros Now. For further information, please visit: www.erosplc.com.
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