Mumbai: Star India today announced the appointment of Nitin Vaidya as the Business Head – Hindi Channels, managing Star Plus, Star One, Star Gold and Star Utsav. Nitin will report to Sanjay Gupta, COO, Star India and will be taking up the position on an immediate basis.
Nitin’s last assignment was Business Head – Zee TV and COO – National channels for Zee Network. Having started his career as a journalist in the 90s, Nitin brings with him vast experience of the media business.
Mr. Uday Shankar, CEO, Star India, said: “Nitin has deep understanding of the fast changing content environment and has the ability to handle a diverse portfolio of channels. We welcome him aboard and look forward to a great association with him.”
Nitin Vaidya said: “I am extremely happy to join Star India, the country’s largest media & entertainment conglomerate. I do hope to add further value to Star by setting newer benchmarks as we move ahead.”