Malhotra is a company veteran, having worked at Globecast for 18 years. He will lead operations across Asia and manage four key areas of focus: teleport services, media management services, channel operations and engineering and new technologies.
Prior to this role, Malhotra was VP for Asia operations where he was responsible for delivering projects that involved international satellite and fibre links, facility expansion, playout, field transmission and company acquisitions. Through his tenure he has held a range of roles within the company.
Philippe Bernard, chairman and CEO, Globecast, said: “Shakunt’s distinguished leadership and ability to drive a multi-faceted business in Asia are what make him perfectly suited for the role of managing director. We know his knowledge of these vibrant markets that we serve will continue to be an asset to our customers.”
Malhotra added; “I’m excited to take my career with this dynamic company to the next level, ensuring that Globecast keeps heading in a positive direction with its innovative solutions for customers, helping to constantly increase their ROI.
“We are pushing across the market with our end-to-end media service solutions, designed to help our customers in Asia get their content from where it is to viewers, wherever they may be and on whichever devices they use. With our use of virtualisation and increased deployment of the cloud, we are at the forefront of reshaping the industry.”