Balaji Telefilms Limited Strengthens Its Leadership
Balaji Telefilms Limited has made two key senior hires. It has roped in Aashish Singh as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Balaji Motion Pictures and Ashish Pinto as head of Human Resources. These appointments are in line with Balaji Telefilms enhancing its organisation strength to drive enhanced success with its film business.
Aashish Singh has been an accomplished executive movie producer, with over 15 years of domain experience. He has been associated with some of the most popular Bollywood films like Tiger Zinda Hai, Sultan, Dhoom 2 and 3 and Chak de India amongst others. In his last stint he was Vice President Production at Yash Raj Films and was responsible for all the aspects pertaining to production. He was instrumental in building partnerships with international locations for film shoots and managed co-productions, acquisitions, production services and line production of international projects in India. Aashish also holds the record for having helmed the maximum number of films in Hindi as an Executive Producer. In his new role as CEO of Balaji Motion Pictures, he will report to the Group Chief Operating Officer, Nachiket Pantvaidya.
Ashish Pinto comes with a rich experience of over 23 years as a practicing HR professional in industries such as Media & Entertainment, Consulting and Technology and has been associated with companies like Bennett & Coleman, Network 18, Sakal, Hewitt and Capgeminiamongst others. He brings great skills in talent development, talent acquisition, HR processes and organizational transformation. In his current role as head of Human Resources for Balaji Telefilms, he will be reporting to Sanjay Dwivedi, Group Chief Financial Officer.
Commenting on the new leadership hires, Sunil Lulla, Group Chief Executive Officer Balaji Telefilms shared, ‘We are excited to have Aashish Singh and Ashish Pinto on board. The new appointments have been made in line with our aim to build our businesses across verticals and to accelerate our growth. Both Ashish Singh and Ashish Pinto bring with them considerable amount of experience and expertise to fulfil this ambition. Ashish has been involved in creating some of the most memorable films in Bollywood and we look forward to creating more successful films under the Balaji Telefilms banner. Ashish Pinto will focus on strengthening Balaji Telefilms Employee Proposition and in growing our creative, performance-oriented culture of excellence. I wish both luck for a successful inning.”
Balaji Telefilms has a slate of exciting movies it is now curating for the next few years, smartly tailored to diverse audiences