Sr level re-structuring at Star India!
In a recent internal communique Star India CEO Uday Shankar made some announcement on senior level elevations.
Amit Chopra, has been made Head of Revenue for the whole network. He was earlier heading the ad sales division. He will be head of revenue for both ad sales and distribution for the entire network, which will include entertainment and sports domains. Chopra will report to Sanjay Gupta (Star India Chief Operating Officer).
Rajeev Beotra will oversee the ad sales for the whole network (Sports and Entertainment). Beotra was Head of Sales for Sports business earlier.
Krishnan Kutty, EVP distribution has been made Head of Distribution. In his new role, Kutty will report in to Chopra.
Anil Jayaraj is the new ad sales head for STAR Sports.
For the record over the last one year there have been a few senior changes within the STAR NETWORK.
While Gaurav Banerjee has been handed over additional charges of Life OK post Ajit Thakur's exit, Rakesh Chakraborty was appointed as the Marketing Head of Life OK.
Yogesh Manwani is the Deputy GM Star English cluster. Kevin Vaz who already had responsibilities of STAR JALSHA and English cluster was handed over additional responsibilities of Channel V.
With some launches around the corner from the group which have been under wrap for a while some more changes may be around the corner