Mumbai: Mukta A2 Cinemas, a well- known chain of cinemas from the brand Mukta Arts Ltd has appointed Sachidanand Shetty as the Business Head after his operations in Vice President at Mukta A2 Cinemas. Sachidanand possesses an overall experience of 20 years across Hospitality and Entertainment segments and has been associated with Mukta A2 Cinemas since August 2014.
Sachidanand’s current role will be to drive the team and aim at brand building, developing strategies and revenue growth for Mukta A2 Cinemas. He will be responsible for managingall the initiatives and alliances that will lead to the brand’s growth.
Previously, he has been associated with Inox Leisure Ltd. as the General Manager Operations and Support Team handling Food & Beverage Sales, Controls and Inventory Management, Set Up of New Properties, Projection Digitization, Industrial Relations along with CRM & VAS channels across India from the Mumbai office.
After his stint with BIG Cinemas for over 3 years since 2007, he joined Mukta A2 Cinemas earlier in 2011 as Regional Manager Operations for almost a year and handled operations in locations like as Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Gulbarga, Bhopal, and Vasai.
In his past, Sachidanand initiated his Career in the Exhibition industry in 2005 with Cinemax India Pvt. Ltd as a Theatre Manager and later moved on to Adlabs Films Pvt. Ltd in 2007 which was later branded at BIG Cinemas (ADAG group).
Commenting on the appointment, Rahul Puri, MD said, “We are glad to have Sachidanand on board, his skills and expertise in this segment will add value to our brand and its growth. He is strongly proficient with multiple team management and has a great track record of successfully executing projects. His experience under operations, food & beverages, brand and strategy has been appreciated and we look forward to work together once again.”
Speaking about his stint at Mukta A2 cinemas, Sachidanand Shetty, Business Head at MuktaA2 Cinemas added, “Mukta A2 Cinemas is a brand that has seen a speedy expansion in terms of business in a very short span of time. Our shared Vision, beliefs and ideology will encourage me to further uplift the brand and its offerings. I’m very excited to get into sync with a renewed energy and do some really great work together.”
When in Leisure mode, Sachidanand enjoys listening to music, travelling, he is also a huge movie buff.