Mumbai: Krishnan Kutty is named as executive vice president and head of Tamil, Malayalam and Marathi (TV and OTT) at Star and Disney India. He was previously the business head for Star Vijay.
Kutty is an experienced media professional who has been in the industry for 22 years out of which 16 years were spent with Star TV Network. He previously had stints with Mindshare, NDTV and Hutch before joining Star in 2005 as vice president – research and on air. While he was heading Star India’s Tamil language business, he was responsible for growing market share by four times and revenues by three times in four years.
He completed his graduation from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) and his MBA in marketing from Indian School of Business.