Anil Jhingan joins Discovery as executive vice president of corporate development, EMEA and APAC. He previously served as group director of M&A and international development for Sky, where he played key roles in high-profile transactions, including Sky’s acquisition of Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia, as well as its recent public takeover. In his new role, Jhingan will lead Discovery’s group corporate development function for EMEA and APAC regions, reporting to Bruce Campbell, chief development, distribution and legal officer, as a key member of its global leadership team. He will be based in London.
A lawyer by background, Jhingan began his career in legal roles at DLA Piper and Hogan Lovells and earned his law degree at the University College London.