Sun Direct CEO R. Mahesh Kumar appointed as Sun TV Network President

Sun TV Network has appointed the Sun Direct CEO R. Mahesh Kumar, as its new president. Kumar was working with Sun Direct since 2011. The company made this announcement in a communication to the Bombay stock exchange while ago.

The changes are taken place to strengthen the management of the company, which runs India’s most watched channel, Sun TV and the changes are effective from 1st November, 2015. Sources report that Sun Direct senior vice president of corporate affairs Swaminathan is elevated to be the head of DTH operation.

A Chartered Accountant by profession, the 46 year old, R. Mahesh Kumar, has over 23 years experience out of which more than 15 years has been with the media industry. Kumar started his career with Citibank.

He last worked with the Rajan Raheja Group where he was the president and CEO of Asianet Satellite Communications Ltd before joining the Sun Group. Kumar was also the managing director for Sun Tv.


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