Locomotive Global Media LLP has announced the appointment of Laura Mishra as Associate Producer and Nikhil Ahuja as Finance Controller, in view of its long-term business objectives and goals. Their appointments are with immediate effect.
The company said that with a focus on expanding its business horizon, Mishra and Ahuja will significantly contribute in accelerating its growth through their respective roles.
In her new role, Mishra will be responsible for driving the company’s growth through partnerships with various streaming platforms. In addition to this, she will also contribute by developing, producing, and executing film/television projects that are key to LGM’s overall growth.
Mishra brings to LGM 6 years of experience in the industry, with an expertise in television and film production. Prior to joining LGM, she worked as a development producer at The Story Ink. In addition to this, Mishra has also worked as a producer, director and script consultant in her previous roles.
As LGM’s Finance Controller, Ahuja will be responsible for all financial matters and will report to the parent company, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSSE) in the US. Ahuja will also play an active role in production management and project financing with an objective to help rapidly build the company’s scale and operations.
With over 7 years of experience in finance across sectors, Ahuja’s expertise includes crafting finance plans, budgeting strategies, revenue forecasting and taxation. Prior to joining LGM, he worked with Mumbai Movie Studios as Head of Finance where he was responsible for content accounting, optimising spends and worked closely with investors and external stakeholders.
Sunder Aaron, Co-Founder and principal of Locomotive Global Inc, said, “We are delighted to welcome Laura and Nikhil to our team as we seek to exponentially accelerate our growth in India. While Laura is a recognised expert in the Indian film industry with an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the entire film production ecosystem, Nikhil is a domain expert and is recognised for his financial skillset. Together with their exemplary leadership abilities and creative minds, we are certain of taking Locomotive Global to greater heights, further consolidating our position in the Indian media and entertainment sector.”