DishTV appoints Vinay Agarwal as Chief Executive Officer

Vinay AgarwalDirect-to-home broadcaster DishTV, part of the Zee Group,  has appointed Vinay Agarwal as CEO.  Agarwal's appointment takes efect from June 23 2008, and he will be based at the company's head quarters in Noida.

Prior to joining Dish TV,  Agarwal was president of the abrasives business at Saint-Gobain Group company, Grindwell Norton Limited. He was also the member of the Global Management Committee for Saint-Gobain abrasives and of the Apex Committee of Saint-Gobain India.  He has also worked with  RPG Cellular, BPL Mobile and Shriram group.

An electronics and computers graduate from IIT Kanpur, Agarwal holds a post-graduate diploma in management from IIM Calcutta.