K Madhavan has been named president, The Walt Disney Company India and Star India, efficient instantly. It was introduced at present by Rebecca Campbell, chairman, Worldwide Operations and Direct-to-Shopper, The Walt Disney Company.
On this function, Madhavan will drive the technique and development of the Company in India, with accountability for the huge Disney, Star and Hotstar companies and operations spanning throughout leisure, sports activities and regional channels, and direct-to-consumer. This contains oversight of channel distribution and promoting gross sales, in addition to a thriving native content material manufacturing enterprise that presently is answerable for the creation of 18,000 hours of unique content material throughout fiction, non-fiction, sports activities, and films in eight languages.
“For the previous a number of months, I’ve had the pleasure of working straight with KM and have seen firsthand how he has adeptly managed our India enterprise, which has been and can proceed to be vital to our international and regional technique,” stated Campbell in an announcement.
“I’m very proud to have the chance to steer the extremely proficient and passionate group we’ve in India, and to additional construct upon our sturdy portfolio of channels and high-quality programming that could be a favorite with viewers throughout the area,” stated Madhavan stated in an announcement.
Since 2019, Madhavan served as nation supervisor of Star & Disney India, overseeing the Company’s tv and studios enterprise in India. He has been answerable for driving the expansion of the enterprise, specializing in innovation, and creating compelling content material for customers.
Madhavan presently serves as president of the Indian Broadcasting Basis (IBF) and as chairman of the Nationwide Committee of Media & Leisure CII (Confederation of Indian Trade).