NXTDIGITAL, the digital media division of technology-led customer experience company Hinduja Global Solutions Ltd. (HGS), with a presence in digital television via cable and satellite, broadband, enterprise services, OTT aggregation, and content syndication has announced the appointment of Viresh Dhaibar as Chief General Counsel – with legal, regulatory and governance responsibility across all media verticals.

Viresh is a highly respected and accomplished legal veteran in the media and entertainment industry – with a career spanning over three decades. He has worked with leading blue-chip organizations like Munjal Auto Industries Ltd. (Hero Group), Taj Television India Pvt Ltd, and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. He brings extensive experience in regulatory compliance, and litigation, and contributing to consultation papers issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI). Viresh is an ex-member of the Legal Committee of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) and has demonstrated exceptional ability and experience in various legal forums, including the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), High Courts, and the Supreme Court.

Commenting on his appointment, Vynsley Fernandes, Whole-time Director at HGS and head of the media businesses said “Viresh’s appointment is in line with building an exceptional leadership team – as we scale up our digital media businesses rapidly. He is a forward thinking leader and we’re sure NXT will benefit immensely from his incisive legal analysis and profound understanding of the legal and regulatory landscape in India”.

Viresh said “I am delighted to be a part of the highly respected and dynamic media group and look forward to bringing my over three decades of experience in the industry to this role. My commitment will be to uphold the highest standards in the broadcasting and distribution business whilst utilizing my skill set in regulatory compliance, litigation, advisory services and strategic foresight.”.