Mumbai: Entertainment Network India’s (ENIL) Mirchi, one of India’s largest city-centric music and entertainment companies, has strengthened its leadership position as it has announced the appointment of Yatish Mehrishi as its CEO.
Prashant Pandey, who was previously managing director & CEO of Mirchi, ENIL, will continue his role and duties as managing director.
Mehrishi will be spearheading the company’s performance across all dimensions and will continue to ensure Mirchi remains the audience's go-to destination for all things music and entertainment.
He is a seasoned professional with over 23 years of experience across diverse sectors spanning FMCG, telecom, and fashion, having worked with organisations like Pepsico, Motorola, and Arvind Fashions, which was his previous stint as chief revenue officer.
Having worked with ENIL earlier for 11 years as chief operating officer, he brings with him a rich experience and a strong understanding of the radio, media & entertainment industry.
Commenting on Mehrishi’s appointment, BCCL managing director Vineet Jain said, "Over the past 20 years, Mirchi has evolved into a multi-platform, multi-format brand that has a presence across FM, live, and digital realms. In line with Mirchi’s new transformational journey, I am confident that Yatish’s return to ENIL will help accelerate our journey of being a digital-first brand."
Commenting on his new role, Mehrishi said, "I am super excited to be back with ENIL. For years, Mirchi has been the consumers’ go-to for music and entertainment, dominating the audio industry, and now, with its new app, Mirchi Plus, it is set to redefine the audio entertainment industry further. With the recent shift in consumer behaviour towards digital, I am looking forward to championing Mirchi’s digital journey and replicating our radio journey’s success."