Viacom18 has announced the appointment of Kunal Gaur as Chief Commercial Officer. Gaur will be taking over from Utpal Das, who ends his stint at Viacom18 on March 31, 2021.
Through the past seven-and-half years, Das has led the commercial, facilities and corporate services functions at Viacom18. He was instrumental in shaping and leading these functions and was a key member of the company’s leadership team.
Gaur, a Chartered Accountant by qualification, has over 19 years of experience across organisations such as Star India, Netflix & PWC. Prior to joining Viacom18, Gaur was a part of the Netflix India’s leadership team in the capacity of Director, Production Finance, where he was instrumental in crafting budgeting strategies and leading production finance for all original series, film, non-fiction and documentaries.
Gaur will report to Rahul Joshi, MD, Network18.