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Prem Kamath heads to A+E Network

Based in Singapore, he will take charge as deputy managing director, APAC.

Prem Kamath heads to A+E Network
Prem Kamath is set to join A+E Network. In his new role, he will be relocating to Singapore as deputy managing director, APAC.

At Star which he quit recently, Kamath was executive vice president and general manager, Channel V and general manager, Star Pravah. He left the company after being around for seven years. Kamath is an MBA from Mudra Institute of Communication, Ahmedabad (MICA).

He passed out from MICA in 1998 and joined Bates David Enterprise (then Enterprise Nexus) in Mumbai. After a year, he moved to Leo Burnett. His stint at Leo Burnett lasted for about eight years. At Leo Burnett, he worked on prominent brands such as Coca-Cola, Thums Up, Maaza, Bajaj Auto, Kellogg's and Johnny Walker.

In 2007, he joined Star as senior vice-president, marketing and communication. Two years later, he moved to Channel V as general manager, marketing. In April 2013, Star handed him the additional responsibility of general manager, Star Pravah, stepping into Nachiket Pantvaidya's (now business head, Sony Entertainment Television) shoes.

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