Managing Director of Eros International Plc
Jyoti Deshpande has been Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Eros International Plc since June 22, 2012. Mrs. Deshpande serves as Group Chief Executive Officer of Eros International Media Limited. She served as Group Chief Executive Officer of Eros Media Ltd. since January 2010 and served as its Managing Director. Mrs. Deshpande served as Chief Operating Officer and Commercial Director of Eros Media Ltd. until January 2010. She joined Eros Media Ltd. in 2001, taking on overall responsibility for business strategy and operations. With over 18 years’ media industry experience prior to joining Eros, she worked in advertising with J Walter Thompson India, headed Advertising Sales & Marketing with Zee Network UK and was a senior consultant with MindShare UK (part of the WPP Group). Between 1999 and 2001, she was part of the senior management team that founded B4U Television Network. She is a regular speaker at industry forums and is a member of the British Film Institute. She has been Director of Eros International Plc and Eros International Media Limited since September 24, 2012. She serves as Executive Director of Eros Network Limited. She served as an Executive Director of Eros International Media Limited from 2010 to May 27, 2011. Mrs. Deshpande served as Director at Eros International Plc from April 2006 to May 28, 2011. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce & Economics and an MBA from Mumbai University.