Google India appoints former Disney India MD, Sanjay Gupta, as country manager – Firstpost
tech2 Information EmployeesNov 08, 2019 16:43:58 IST
Former managing director of Disney, Sanjay Gupta has now been appointed because the nation supervisor and vice chairman of Gross sales and Operations of Google India.
Gupta will tackle the position beginning subsequent yr and will probably be based mostly in Mumbai. He’ll work with the groups based mostly in Gurgaon, Hyderabad and Bengaluru.
Gupta will probably be changing Rajan Anandan, who left the corporate earlier this yr to hitch Sequoia Capital India.
Sanjay Gupta, Nation Supervisor and Vice President of Gross sales and Operations of Google India.
Gupta has beforehand labored with Disney India and main of his main achievements there was his position in making Star one of many standard media corporations of the nation. He was additionally instrumental in making Hotstar one of the standard video streaming platforms within the nation. Earlier than that, he has labored with Hindustan Unilever the place he headed advertising and marketing.
He has accomplished his post-graduation from IIM Kolkata and did his engineering from Delhi School of Engineering.
Gupta stated that he’s delighted to tackle the problem of main and shaping Google’s chapter in India. He additional added that it’s an excitng alternative to “leverage the ability of expertise to resolve a few of India’s distinctive challenges and make Web an engine of financial progress for individuals and communities”.
Talking concerning the appointment of Gupta, Scott Beaumont, President of APAC, Google stated, “Our Indian operation is essential and strategic for its personal sake but additionally for the innovation which then feeds breakthroughs elsewhere in Google. We’re delighted to have Sanjay be a part of us. We’re excited to mix his experience, expertise and management with our groups and construct additional on our current efforts on this extremely dynamic, aggressive and thrilling digital financial system, trying to construct a extra useful and inclusive Web for everybody in India.”