- Eros International Plc has named its affiliate Eros International Media Limited Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pradeep Dwivedi responsible for managing the company business.
- Vijay Vaishnav has also been named by Eros International Plc as Chief Financial Officer at Eros Now, the premium OTT South Asian entertainment channel.
Eros International Plc has named its affiliate Eros International Media Limited Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Pradeep Dwivedi. In his new role, he will be responsible for managing the company’s business development and activities as well as handling all trade negotiations and representations in different markets, platforms, clients, suppliers, and regulatory authorities. The appointment is valid forthwith.
With more than two decades of media industry experience, he has worked across industries including advertising and media business, telecom and technology companies, banking and financial services institutions and the automotive industry. His job in the multimedia infotainment industry, as well as print media, news television channels, and experiential activities, have also made his name. The focus is revenue growth, sales and marketing, value creation, joint ventures and alliances, acquisition, product and service distribution, risk operations and general management.
According to Kishore Lulla, EIML’s executive director, and Eros International Plc’s former chairman and CEO, Dwivedi’s strength, leadership skills and partnerships across multiple industries and a deep understanding of media and technology sector will be an advantage in driving the growth of the company.
The Indian media and entertainment industry is ready for rapid change in the digital era for Pradeep Dwivedi, and Eros India, with Kishore Lulla’s powerful reputation and creative vision, is all set to take advantage of the enormous market opportunities that lie ahead. “It provides an important springboard for leading value development and market change on a large scale.
I’m looking forward to working with all of our partners to drive progress and further development in the next exciting step of their journey, “he said.
Dwivedi has previously worked as Group CEO with Sakal Media Group. Previous to that, he was Dainik Bhaskar Group’s chief corporate sales and marketing officer, working with companies such as Tata Teleservices, American Express, GE Capital, Standard Chartered Bank, and Eicher Motors India.
Vijay Vaishnav has also been named by Eros International Plc as Chief Financial Officer at Eros Now, the premium OTT South Asian entertainment channel. Vaishnav, BCom and CA display outstanding skills in proven media & entertainment organizations such as Zee Entertainment, Viacom18 and Balaji Telefilms, to name a few. With the naming of Bishwarup Chakrabarti as Legal-Head at Eros Digital, Eros International Plc further strengthened its legal team. Bishwarup, a postgraduate from Bengaluru National Law School, was previously associated with various law firms and media conglomerates including Viacom18 and Sony.