JioSaavn appoints new CEO, Sahas Malhotra, former Amazon Music head

JioSaavn has appointed a new CEO, Sahas Malhotra who previously headed Amazon Music as Director for over five years.

Based out of the Indian streaming company’s Mumbai headquarters, Malhotra will spearhead JioSaavn’s expansion in the Indian market. Prior to Amazon Music, Malhotra also worked with Sony Music India and Tips Industries.

Sahas Malhotra, CEO, JioSaavn

“Sahas brings over 24 years of elaborate experience in the entertainment industry, in building teams, film marketing, music P&L management, licensing, media planning, music publishing and product management,” said the public statement by JioSaavn.

At Tips Industries, he lead business at TIPS Music and marketing for TIPS Film production in addition to helming other verticals. As Director at Sony Music, he oversaw digital and new business for over 12 years.

Founded in 2007 and formerly known as Saavn, JioSaavn today reports over 100 million active users. In March 2018, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) acquired a majority stake in the firm.

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