Cosmos-Maya, a leading studio in Asia and producer of many of India's successful animated series, with a strong presence in kid’s animation content, has announced the appointment of Ashutosh Shukla as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) for their domestic business.
Before taking over as COO of the domestic business, his previous employment included TCS, Accenture and Zee5. As Head of Delivery at Zee5, he forayed into the media and entertainment industry, where he looked after a mixed bag of the business initiative along with product development – planning, governance and delivery.
Shukla has over 20 years of work experience in the technology sector. As COO, he said he would like to bring additional technological support to help bring more creativity. He believes in employee empowerment aligning with the business objective of the company. He intends to bring quality checks with minimal human intervention to ensure faster deliverables of work and applauds the introduction of Virtual Studio, a third avenue work platform.
Anish Mehta, CEO of Cosmos-Maya, said, “We are excited to have Ashutosh at Cosmos-Maya. We are confident that his leadership and people-focused policies will help us grow stronger than before. Our organisation will greatly benefit from his knowledge and prior experience across sectors.”
Shukla said, “Technological advancements in today’s age play a key role in the growth of the company and technology-driven processes can lead to increased quality and productivity in the company. I am very excited and honoured to join the Cosmos-Maya family and help in the creation of a healthy work environment with the values that have helped this company grow from strength to strength during these challenging times.”