Anish Mehta has decided to move on from animation studio, Cosmos-Maya, after a ten-year stint.
He joined the company as CEO in July 2012 and held the position until now.
Mehta was responsible for the studio's foray into the original Indian animation IP creation, with the launch of the animated series Motu Patlu, hosted by Nickelodeon India. He also spearheaded the company’s global efforts towards co-productions with European and other international players.
He will be announcing his new venture this year.
Mehta said, “I would like to thank Ketan and Deepa, the promoters of Cosmos-Maya for trusting me with the opportunity of growing the company. I would also like to extend gratitude to our previous investors KKR backed Emerald Media, Rajesh Kamat and angel investor Tilak Sarkar for providing the right guidance and support on this journey. It has been a great pleasure working with the current investor, TPG affiliate NewQuest Capital Partners and I wish them and the team of Cosmos-Maya all the very best for future growth and to carry the legacy forward.”
With over 18 years of experience, he has also worked with companies like Maya Entertainment India, FutureWorks Media and Maya Digital Studios.
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