Mumbai: Sneha Rajani will take over as deputy president and Head, Multi Screen Media (MSM) Motion Pictures.
Among other moves in the top management, Nachiket Pantvaidya becomes senior executive vice president and business head, Sony Entertainment Television (SET). He had joined the group recently. Anooj Kapoor is to take over as Sr. EVP and Business Head, SAB TV.
Sneha was formerly Business Head, SET. She will now have to take care of MSM Motion Pictures. Sneha will look after movie production and also work out film acquisitions. Sneha was earlier Business Head, Sony MAX. She has been with MSM for over 15 years. Sneha was said to be a key figure in positioning its cricket ventures like ICC World Cup and IPL.
Nachiket Pantvaidya had earlier held several important positions in STAR TV network including who business head of STAR Plus, and head of STAR Pravah and MD of FOX Television Studios, will now be in charge of SET. He is a product of IIM Ahmedabad alumnus. He had also worked with BBC and Disney. He had been with MSM earlier from 1996 to 2004.
Anooj Kapoor, who has been with MSM from 2007, is credited with the success of SAB. Earlier, had been with Colgate Palmolive as product manager, Lowe Lintas as Creative Director. For some time he also worked for his own production advertising company. He has a Masters in English Literature and a MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management Studies.
Commenting on the developments, MSM CEO N P Singh said, “I am certain that Sneha, Nachiket and Anooj will revitalize and provide fresh perspective to their respective areas of responsibility. Each brings unique strengths to grow the business and we wish them the best in their new roles. I am confident that 2014 will be a year of innovation and growth for MSM.”