Disney+ Hotstar executive vice-president (EVP) and chief marketing officer (CMO) Sidharth Shakdher has jumped ship to Ola Mobility.
Shakdher has joined Ola’s parent, ANI Technologies, as the new global chief business officer (CBO). As per an ET report, he will oversee functions such as revenue, growth, marketing, and new initiatives for Ola’s mobility division.
Shakdher will also be responsible for the company’s new businesses such as ecommerce, as per the report.
An alumni of Pune University, he has 25 years of experience under his belt, spanning companies such as Samsung, Canon, HP, and Xerox, among others.
Before Ola, Shakdher was part of the founding leadership team at Disney+ Hotstar. In his seven-year-long stint, he led the streaming platform’s marketing, international growth, and D2C business.
Prior to this, he was the head of marketing and growth at Amazon and managed the ecommerce platform’s third-party marketplace in the US. Inc42