K Madhavan Appointed as south managing director of star tV
K Madhavan Appointed as south managing director of star tv, Star India has announced a series of leadership changes as part of an organizational shift to strategic business units. Uday Shankar will be Chairman and CEO od star tv. Sanjay Gupta, the current COO, is elevated to managing director-Star India, and K. Madhavan will be managing director-South.
“Star India consistently sets the standard for innovation and growth in one of the world’s most exciting markets,” said James Murdoch, chief executive officer of 21st Century Fox. “Uday, Sanjay, Madhavan and the entire Star India team have built a world-class business that has grown at double the industry rate. We are proud of its success and look forward to the next chapter of growth under Uday’s transformational leadership.”
Ajit Mohan is now CEO digital, which oversees Hotstar, Star’s revolutionary digital platform which recently surpassed 50 million downloads and Vijay Singh has also been upped as the CEO of Fox Star Studios, which produces and distributes Bollywood and Regional films.
Kevin Vaz has been appointed as South CEO and will be reporting to K. Madhavan. The South business unit incorporates all of Star’s business interests in the Southern states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
** Press Release