Reliance Entertainment today announced the appointment of Amit Khanduja as the new CEO of Reliance Games, effective June 1, 2015. Khanduja is presently serving as COO of the company, and will take over from Manish Agarwal, outgoing CEO.
Khanduja has more than 20 years of experience in the Mobile and Digital media with specific focus on consumer marketing, product development, developer evangelism and digital monetization. Prior to joining Reliance Group, he held executive positions with Sun Microsystems, Hewlett Packard, etc.
Khanduja was at the forefront of Reliance Games’ evolution into a global mobile gaming publisher, launching global titles in association with top Hollywood studios like Warner Bros., Lionsgate, Sony Pictures, DreamWorks Studios and Legendary Pictures. Reliance Games is one of the most successful Indian game developers and publishers, with more than 200M downloads across its popular titles like Real Steel, Pacific Rim, Hunger Games – Catching Fire-Panem Run, Dancing with the Stars, etc.
Amitabh Jhunjhunwala, Group Managing Director, Reliance Group said, “Amit is a proven leader,and has built a strong foundation for innovation and growth. I am confident that under his leadership, we will chart a promising new phase of success in the global mobile and digital gaming space.”
On his new role, Amit Khanduja said, "I am deeply honored to take this role and lead the team on an exciting journey both in the global and fast growing domestic markets. We have been on the forefront of delivering great consumer experiences on digital platforms over the past 36 months, and will continue on the growth path with renewed focus on new innovations and market expansions in this space.”