Ajit Mohan, chief executive officer (CEO) Hotstar, the streaming platform launched by Star India, has been named Facebook India’s vice-president (VP) and managing director (MD). In his new role, Mohan will be aligning teams and driving Facebook’s overall strategy in India. Mohan will join Facebook early next year. He will be responsible for Facebook’s India strategy and for driving the company’s continued investment in India.
ALTBalaji has appointed Divya Dixit as senior vice president and head marketing. Previously, Dixit worked with ZEE5 as vice president marketing. Prior to joining ZEE5, Dixit worked with LeEco as director content marketing and before that with Percept Live as head marketing. Over 16 years of experience in marketing, Dixit has also worked with Saregama India, Tata Docomo, Star India, UTV, Sony Entertainment Television and Barista Coffee Company in the past.
Hari Nair, erstwhile director - digital business at Sony Music - has been hired as chief digital officer by Phonographic Performance Limited (PPL) India. Nair brings expertise in building digital products and business, and will be part of the leadership team at PPL. He will be reporting to Rajat Kakar, president and CEO of PPL. Nair’s primary responsibility will be to transform the traditional business and processes into new age digital ones. Additionally, he would lead the radio business, membership teams and be responsible for PR and communication strategy, including social media.