Leading music label Universal Music has announced the appointment of Shantanu Gangane as Vice-President, Marketing India and South Asia. He will report to Senior Vice-President, Vinit Thakkar, and will be primarily responsible for growth of international and domestic content uptake while closely working with brands and partners.
Prior to joining Universal, Gangane was with Vu Clip Inc. where he was the Head of Marketing for the OTT venture Viu India. Gangane has advertising and media experience spanning 15 years with reputed brands like MTV, Nickelodeon, Radio City, FCB Ulka and Times Network.
Thakkar said, “We are at a very interesting time in the music business, which is being driven by creativity and innovations at all levels. Shantanu will be a great addition to the management team at Universal Music India and South Asia with his diverse experience across media and entertainment businesses and his expertise across functions of Marketing and PR.”
Speaking on his new role, Gangane said, “This is an exciting growth phase of my career and I couldn’t be happier to join the leading music label Universal Music that is looking at India for a growth trajectory. And working with passionate industry experts, Devraj and Vinit is surely going to be a fulfilling and enriching experience.”