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Company Overview of Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd.

Company Overview

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. operates as an entertainment content company. The company operates general entertainment channels that engage audiences on television, motion pictures, and digital platforms through entertainment brands. It provides a music channel for youth; a channel for kids; an entertainment channel that offers viewers with international music, reality, fashion, Hollywood, pop culture, sports, and celebrity lifestyles content; an adventure and animation channel; and a comedy content channel. The company also develops, produces, markets, distributes, and syndicates films, as well as runs consumer products business. It serves customers worldwide. The company was incorporated in 19...

CST No.461/462

Subhash road

Next to Garware Institute

Vile Parle (East)

Mumbai,  400057


Founded in 1995


91 22 6662 2424


91 22 6654 7720

Key Executives for Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd.

Group Chief Executive Officer
Age: 46
Chief Executive Officer of Colors
Senior Vice President of New Ventures
Head of National Sales - Vh1 India
Head of Vh1 India
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. Key Developments

Viacom18 Inks Deal with DQ Entertainment Plc to Launch Exclusive Jungle Book Merchandise in India

Viacom18 Consumer Products division is all set to bring all the jungle fun associated with the iconic Mowgli, Bagheera, Balloo and Sher Khan as it inks an exclusive deal to represent the rights as a master licensee to launch merchandise for DQ Entertainment Plc's Jungle Book in India. This would be Viacom18's second deal into representing brands outside the Viacom portfolio. Viacom18 plans to roll out products by the end of the year. The show currently airs on Nickelodeon.

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. Announces Unaudited Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2013

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. announced unaudited earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended December 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenue of INR 5,576 million against INR 4,735 million a year ago. Operating profit was INR 560 million against INR 304 million a year ago. Profit before tax was INR 271 million against INR 81 million a year ago. Net profit after tax was INR 207 million against INR 34 million a year ago. For the nine months, the company reported operating revenue of INR 15,126 million, operating profit of INR 1,287 million, profit before tax of INR 637 million, net profit after tax of INR 495 million.

Viacom18 Announces Executive Changes

Viacom18 has appointed Saugato Bhowmik as the head of its consumer products business. Bhowmik replaces Sandeep Dahiya, who quit the company in June. Bhowmik has more than 12 years of experience across various home and personal care businesses based in India and Singapore. His experience spans FMCG brands with understanding across the distribution landscape in India, dealing with large retailers and managing business P&L. In his last stint, he was with Unilever and was leading the sales strategy development for the general trade business of the company across all key markets. He has also been associated with Dabur India during the start of his career.

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