For over 3 decades Sunil has been actively involved in building brands and growing business, start-ups and turnarounds, across Media, Digital, Music, Advertising and the FMCG space. His ability to create trust, value and fairness enables confidence and enduring support from colleagues and industry veterans.
Sunil has helmed the leadership role across many companies, which include: Balaji Telefilms Ltd, GREY Group India, Times Television Network, Indya.com and MTV. His early years were spent in Sales and soon thereafter with J Walter Thompson, in senior positions in India, China & Taiwan. Sunil was member of the team, which helped turned around Sa Re Ga Ma (HMV). He kick-started and built MTV to a # 1 position in India. At SONY, with successful programming he re-built the channel to a strong # 2 GEC. He started up indya.com, subsequently acquired by News Corp/ STAR.
He helped start, shape and develop the Times Television Network (owned by the Times Group) which comprises of successful and leading TV channels: ET NOW, MOVIES NOW, ROMEDY NOW, TIMES NOW and zoOm.Its TV channels are present in over 70 countries.
At GREY, Sunil initiated and led the turnaround of the agency’s growth and profitability, building a new team, new skills, robust new clients and a vibrant culture.
Sunil has been a member of many industry associations and helps drive policy and agenda setting themes for the advertising, media and entertainment industry and continues to be on the boards of companies. Sunil is a big advocate for self-regulation and upholding the highest industry practice standards.He is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.
He is an active sports oriented person fond of running, squash, sailing and swimming. While at rest, its dramas, movies and books, with a good hand at Mixology. He is an active fund raiser for the Children’s Movement for Civic Awareness (https://www.cmcaindia.org).
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|UE-1802||Future of Video India||0 Hours||September 10, 2020|