Rajnath Kamath, all-India sales head for Vijay TV and south ad sales head for other Star channels, has quit Star TV. Star's official spokesperson confirmed this development to exchange4media. About 15 other ad sales professionals have also quit Star recently.
Kamath has had a long innings with the organization and was earlier based out of Mumbai. He had Star News, Movies and Channel V in his sales portfolio.
Speaking with exchange4media, Star's official spokesperson down played the development. "Not too much should be read in this. There is continuous movement of people in our industry," he said.
The development is being seen by many to indicate that all is not well at the Numero Uno Network. After the showdown with earlier Ad Sales head Raj Nayak, senior sales professional including Niraj Dutt have quit the system. The dispute between Star and Raj Nayak took a bitter turn when Star threatened to take legal actions. The case is now waiting decision in a Mumbai court.