Sugata Mukherjee to be named as Head of Content by HBO Max
Sugata Mukherjee of SonyLIV has reportedly been named Head of Content for India at WarnerMedia's HBO Max. According to sources, Mukherjee will join the video streaming service platform later this month.
In February 2020, he joined Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) as Head – Original Content, Digital Business.
Mukherjee has held several key leadership positions in broadcast and digital over the course of his 15-year career, creating and curating new content. Since 2013, he has served as Vice President, Head of Commissioning at Star TV, where he acquired, incubated, and produced new shows for the network. He rose through the ranks to become Editor - Content Studio, where he was in charge of content acquisition, development, and strategy. In 2018, he moved to Hotstar, where he was in charge of the platform's content strategy and production.