Viacom18 has roped in Kunal Gaur as the chief commercial officer, taking over from Utpal Das who ends his stint with the company on 31 March 2021.
For the past seven and half years, Das has led the commercial, facilities and corporate services functions at Viacom18, and was instrumental for not only shaping and leading these functions but also towards building Viacom18 into one of India’s top media networks through his role as a key member of the company’s leadership team.
Gaur, a CA by qualification, has over 19 years of experience across organisations like Star India, Netflix and 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.
In his new role, Gaur will be reporting to Network18 MD Rahul Joshi.