Management changes at Disney: Vijay Subramaniam quits, Abhishek Maheshwari to head Disney Media

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | April 10, 2017
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The network has also elevated Sanjeet Mehta as head of Disney Consumer Products.

Vijay Subramaniam

Abhishek Maheshwari

Sanjeet Mehta

Vijay Subramaniam, vice president - content & communication, Disney India has decided to call it a day at the organisation. As the head of Disney Media he was in charge of all the Disney operated channels in India.

Subramaniam will be replaced by Abhishek Maheshwari, who is currently serving as the vice president & head of the Consumer Products, Interactive & Corporate Strategy for Disney India. His responsibility would be to lead new strategic initiatives and transform the Media Networks business into the new digital world.

The media conglomerate also elevated Sanjeet Mehta as Head of Disney Consumer Products (DCP). He will now take care of the licensing and retail businesses.

Subramaniam joined Disney in 2007 as executive director, media networks. Before joining Disney he was sales director at MTV. Abhishek Maheshwari, who now will head Disney Media joined the organisation in 2012 as vice-president and head, corporate strategy and business development. In 2014 he was upped as vice-president & head consumer products, corporate strategy and business development.

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