Entertainment company Balaji Telefilms, has announced the appointment of Abhishek Kumar as group chief executive officer.
He will be responsible for the overall growth and success of the group.
Kumar moves from Jupiter Capital, where he was COO.
Shobha Kapoor, managing director, Balaji Telefilms, said “We are pleased to have Abhishek as Group CEO, and are confident that he is the right person to lead Balaji to the next stage of growth and value creation. He is a seasoned leader with a stellar leadership reputation. The Indian media sector is undergoing massive change which also creates enormous opportunities for us at Balaji, and Abhishek will lead the efforts with the rest of the team, to seize these opportunities and create value for all our stakeholders.”
Kumar said, “I am of the view that content will continue to remain a key and exciting space irrespective of the platform and value is being attributed to creators of content. Hence, at Balaji, I believe that I can add significant value through my experience in business strategy, M&A, operations and investing in technology and media.”
With over 20 years of experience, he has also worked with companies like Snapdeal, Asianet News and Jupiter Capital, among others.