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Nikhil Gandhi quits as VP and Head of Revenue Media Networks Disney India

21-December-2016
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Nikhil Gandhi quits as VP and Head of Revenue Media Networks Disney India

Nikhil Gandhi has quit as VP and Head of Revenue Media Networks Disney India, confirm industry sources.

In this role, Gandhi was responsible for generating revenue and creating profitability across all the eight  channels  in  the  Disney  India  bouquet  which  include  Youth  channels bindass  and bindass PLAY, Kids Channels Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD and Hungama TV and Movies channels UTV Movies and UTV Action.

As  the  head  of  revenue,  he  looked  into  the  ad-  sales  opportunities  for  the  cluster  along  with leading both the domestic and international distribution arm of the Media Networks business.

Along with exploring profitable ad sales opportunities, Gandhi also spear-headed unique media solutions   division   called   the   Disney   Media   Plus   that   offers   commercial   opportunities generated by the Disney universe in India in addition to creating specialized properties under the bindass brand.

Gandhi leverages over 15 years of experience in the Media and Entertainment business.

Before  assuming  his  current  role,  he  was  the  Business  Head  of  Youth  Channels.  His past experiences include a stint with Zoom Television as ‘Regional Head West’, MTV (Viacom 18) and Times Response (Times group). He was part of the core team at Zoom during the launch of the channel in 2004.

Disney India did not comment on the development at the time of the filing the report. 

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