Prior to this, Kumar has been CEO of Sun Direct, the group’s direct-to-home service of Sun TV, since 2011
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | October 30, 2015
Sun TV Network has appointed R Mahesh Kumar as President. He will take charge from November 1, 2015. Prior to this, Kumar has been CEO of Sun Direct, (the direct-to-home service of Sun TV) since 2011.
Kumar is a chartered accountant with over 23 years of experience, out of which he has spent more than 15 years in the media industry. He started his career with Citibank and had also worked with KPMG and American Express.
He was with the Rajan Raheja Group, where he was President and CEO of Asianet Satellite Communications, before joining the Sun Group.
This development follows the announcement of Sun TV’s consolidated financial results for the quarter and half year ended September 30, 2015. Sun TV Network’s net profit for Q2 FY16 was up by 41.37 per cent YoY to Rs 218.38 crore.