Google announced the appointment of Sanjay Gupta as its new country manager and vice president of Sales and Operations for India.
Sanjay Gupta will contribute to Google’s efforts to expand the internet ecosystem in the country, driving Internet adoption among consumers and businesses.
Sanjay Gupta will be based out of Mumbai working closely with the teams based in Gurgaon, Hyderabad and Bangalore.
Sanjay Gupta joins Google from Star and Disney India where he was the managing director. He played a pivotal role in Star becoming the largest media company in India. Sanjay Gupta played an instrumental role in extending their traditional television content to digital consumers through Hotstar.
Sanjay Gupta earlier worked at Hindustan Unilever leading marketing for Oral and Home care. Sanjay Gupta was chief marketing officer for the mobile business at Bharti Airtel.