Sunil Rayan has been appointed as President & Head, Disney + Hotstar India. With over 20 years of experience, Rayan brings a rare mix of product engineering and commercial expertise. Prior to this Rayan was associated with Google (Mountain View, California) where he worked for 8 years, and last served as the GM & Managing Director, Cloud for Games. He will directly report to Uday Shankar - President, The Walt Disney Company APAC and Chairman, Star & Disney India.
Speaking on the occasion, Uday Shankar, President of Walt Disney Company Asia Pacific and Chairman of Star and Disney India said, “Five years ago, we set out to disrupt the way India consumed content and that mission has turned out to be totally revolutionary. Sunil is an exciting talent with global accomplishments and I am very excited to have him lead the talented Disney+ Hotstar team. At Disney+ Hotstar India, we are on a mission to create the country's largest and most advanced platform for curated content, and Sunil is just the right person to drive that ambition.”