Mumbai: After 8 years of serving the organization in various roles, Gaurav Gandhi, Chief Operating Officer, Viacom18 Digital Ventures, has decided to move on.
In a very short period of time Gaurav has led VOOT to become one of the frontrunners in the Indian online video space. VOOT is today amongst the Top 3 Video OTT services in India in terms of both, monthly active users and time spent.
Gaurav joined the country’s youngest full-play media organization in 2010. During his tenure, Gaurav has contributed significantly to Viacom18. Prior to his latest role, he did a commendable job in growing its franchise overseas, establishing a strong distribution business at IndiaCast and leading the commercial function during the early days of the organisation.
Commenting on the development, Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18 said, “Gaurav has contributed significantly to Viacom18’s growth journey. He has led an extremely capable team to make VOOT a brand that is loved by its consumers. Gaurav has been a passionate and driven colleague whose counsel I have always valued. On behalf of all of us at Viacom18, I would like to thank Gaurav for his contribution and wish him the very best for his future endeavours.”
Viacom18 is expected to announce Gaurav Gandhi’s replacement in due course.