Hungama makes three new appointments for its mobile business

By , agencyfaqs!, New Delhi | In Digital | March 20, 2008
The digital entertainment company has made three new appointments for HungamaMobile's international business, domestic business and technology

Hungama, the & #BANNER1 & # digital entertainment company, has made three new appointments in its mobile division, Hungama Mobile. Anand Jhingan and Hemant Jain have joined as senior vice-presidents for Hungama's international mobile business and its domestic mobile business, respectively. Manan Chhatrapati has joined as chief technology officer at Hungama. is the mobile and digital entertainment arm of Virtual Marketing Pvt. Ltd, which also owns,, and

Anand Jhingan

Hemant Jain

Manan Chhatrapati
Anand Jhingan, who joined HungamaMobile on February 1, will take care of Hungama's international operations. He has moved from Aptech Ltd, where he has been senior general manager, international business development, since April 2006. Before that, he was working as a senior IT specialist at IBM in the US for six years. He has 13 years of experience in business development and client consulting, and has worked on sales, design and delivery of solutions for various Fortune 500 firms, including JP Morgan Chase, Sun Microsystems, Citigroup, and Fujitsu, and other firms like Mortice Kern Systems and HealthMagic Inc. He holds a BE in computer science and an MSc in computer science from the University of South California.

Hemant Jain has 14 years of experience in sales, marketing, strategic planning and business management of various digital media and Internet companies. He was earlier vice-president for new media at Radio City, where he worked on the radio station's future growth and alternate revenue plans. He joined Hungama Mobile in January 2008.

Manan Chhatrapati, who joined Hungama in October 2007, has 25 years of experience in handling the business of software development and telecommunications industries. Before joining Hungama, he was the owner and managing director of PIE Computers and Investments Pvt. Ltd. Chhatrapati is an MSc in biomedical engineering and a BE in electrical engineering.

"I am delighted to welcome all of them to their new positions in Hungama. Anand, Hemant and Manan have various skill sets and varied experience in their fields and I am confident that they will take the company to the next level with their expertise," says Neeraj Roy, managing director and chief executive officer, Hungama, in a written statement.

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