Sandeep Dahiya, senior vice president, - consumer product and communications, Viacom18 Media, has put in his papers. He has been with the group for eight years and has worked in multiple functions across the group including consumer products, communications and corporate affairs. He will continue in his current role till 15 July 2013.
While Viacom18 said that it is yet to bring on a successor, Dahiya said, “I will continue in the same industry in India.”
He added, “I’ve tremendously enjoyed working on some of the most well-known brands/properties - be it Colors, MTV, Nickelodeon, Vh1 and Comedy Central.”
Sudhanshu Vats, group CEO, Viacom18 Media Networks, said, "Over the last many years Sandeep has passionately led Viacom18’s consumer products’ business and taken it to a respectable position. He’s laid a strong foundation in creating eco-systems for our brands outside their core business and we’re committed to building on this foundation even further.”
Armed with over 18 years of work experience, Dahiya started his career in 1996 with Melcole PR. He worked with Clea PR, Indya.com and Genesis Burson Marsteller before joining Viacom18 in 2005.