Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> People Movement >> Article

Indiagames appoints Samir Bangara as Senior Vice-President

20-September-2005
Font Size   16
Share
Indiagames appoints Samir Bangara as Senior Vice-President

Indiagames has appointed Samir Bangara as Senior Vice-President, heading corporate development for the company and business development for the Asia-Pacific operations.

Bangara joins Indiagames from Ernst & Young, where he served as Vice-President in the Transaction Advisory Services Practice, leading the wireless services and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) M&A initiatives of the firm.

After acquiring an MBA in Finance in 1998, Bangara has assisted early stage companies, developing and executing growth strategies, both as part of a venture capital fund and then subsequently as an investment banker at Ernst & Young.

Bangara’s association with Indiagames dates back to 1999 while he was part of an investment team at ILFS Venture Corporation (now IIML), which led the seed stage funding round in the company.

Thereafter, at Ernst & Young, Bangara’s association continued with Indiagames, culminating as an advisor to the recent acquisition of majority stake by Tom Online.

Commenting on the development, Vishal Gondal, CEO of IndiaGames Ltd, said, “We are extremely pleased to have Samir onboard. His rich experience in working with a multitude of high growth companies will augment our quest to be a global leader in mobile entertainment. His expertise on the industry and the region will help us immensely.”

Bangara added, “I am delighted to join Indiagames. My longstanding association with the company has seen them grow into a world leader in wireless gaming. With the backing of investors like Tom Online, Cisco and Macromedia, Indiagames has the potential to be a global leader in the larger and evolving mobile entertainment space.”

Tags

Karthik Raman, Chief Marketing Officer, IDBI Federal Life Insurance, on the brand’s unconventional approach to marketing and priorities for the next year

Vinik Karnik, Business Head - ESP Properties, talked about what went into conceptualising the first edition of the entertainment marketing report, Showbiz

Rahul Jhamb, Brand Head, Forever 21, on how the fast fashion brand always stays on the pulse of latest marketing trends

Heavy spends on OOH and print sum up this year’s ad spends of YLG Salon

Mavcomm Consulting one of India’s leading Public Relations, Reputation Management& Brand Communications company today announced elevation of Pranjal Dutta to the role of CEO

The campaign film features PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal, Kidambi Srikanth and Indian badminton mavericks, HS Prannoy, Ashwini Ponappa, Sai Praneeth, and Ajay Jayaram

We list a few important stories that you may have missed in the week gone by