UTV Bindass, the youth brand from the UTV stable, has expanded Nikhil Gandhi’s role to include that of Business Head for UTV Bindass. Along with this, Gandhi will continue with his current role as VP and Network Head Sales, UTV Broadcasting. He will continue to report to MK Anand, CEO, UTV Broadcasting. He has been with UTV for the last three years.
Prior to Gandhi, Heather Gupta was heading the youth channel. She has now moved out of that role, but continues to be the Vice President, HR, UTV Group.
Talking about the change in roles, MK Anand, CEO, UTV Broadcasting, said, “Nikhil brings to the position astute business sense and very high resourcefulness, which are key to meet the challenging trajectory that UTV Bindass has in 2010-11. He is an important asset to our organisation and I am confident that he will take UTV Bindass to its deserved position of strength as India’s leading youth media brand.”
Gandhi has been a part of the media and entertainment industry since the past decade. Prior to UTV, he has worked as Regional Head, West at Zoom television and was a part of the core team at Zoom during the launch of the channel in 2004. Before Zoom, he had worked in companies such as MTV and Times Response prior to that.