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Viacom18 digital ventures COO Gaurav Gandhi quits

Gandhi had joined the network in 2010 as chief commercial officer

Gaurav Gandhi, Chief Operating Officer, Viacom18 Digital Ventures, has decided to call it a day at the network. Gandhi has played a pivotal role in establishing VOOT as one of the formidable forces in the digital video ecosystem.

He joined the network in 2010, before getting elevated as COO digital ventures in 2015 he played a significant role in strengthening network's distribution business, IndiaCast. Before joining Viacom18 group in 2010, he was EVP, business operations and content sales at NDTV Imagine. He also had stints with Star India, Turner India and Madison Communications.

Viacom18 digital ventures COO Gaurav Gandhi quits
Sudhanshu Vats

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.

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