KPMG's Anuj Poddar to take on role.

MTV Networks Asia has appointed Anuj Poddar to the newly created position of head of strategy and business development for South Asia. Poddar will be based in Mumbai, India, and will report to Charles Chau, MTV Networks Asia executive VP responsible for corporate strategy and business development.

"I am confident that the company will benefit from Poddar's deep knowledge and broad network in the Indian media market space," says Chau in a statement. "MTV Networks is poised at a point of exponential growth in Asia and he will play a major part in channelling that growth effectively in key areas."

Poddar was previously manager, business advisory services, at management consultancy firm KPMG's Mumbai office.