The Board of Qyuki Digital Media has appointed Samir Bangara as managing director and CEO, succeeding Poonacha Machaiah.
Samir Bangare will assume his new role from June 3, 2013.
Prior to this appointment, Samir Bangara was the managing director of the digital business at Disney UTV, which is one of India’s leading digital businesses, specializing in games, audio and video content. With 15 years of extensive experience in the media and technology space, Samir was responsible for driving growth and scaling the digital business of the company in various avatars.
“We welcome Samir in joining us both as part of the founding team, confident of his commitment, aspirations desire and abilities to venture with us beyond where individually we are capable of,” said Shekhar Kapur.
“Unlocking the creative potential of India is an incredibly compelling idea. I was in the midst of starting my own venture focussed on this when I met Shekhar.. The ability to partner Shekhar Kapur and A R Rahman and coming aboard Qyuki added terrific synergies to my own ambitions and propel them to the next level,” said Samir Bangara.