Disney ups Kanthamraju as director-marketing, distribution

MUMBAI: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, India has promoted Seshasaye Kanthamraju as director marketing and distribution.

In his role, Kanthamraju will be responsible for overall marketing and distribution strategy for the theatrical slate. He will also be working closely with UTV Motion Pictures on film distribution.

The Walt Disney Company, India senior vice president and managing director Mahesh Samat said, "Seshasaye has been with Disney for last five years. He has a passion for the brand and has proven business acumen and we are very confident that his contribution will further strengthen the reach and relevance of our studios business in India."

Previously director, corporate communications at The Walt Disney Company (India) Kanthamraju managed internal and external communications as well as championing the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts in the market.

He will work closely with Walt Disney Studios Theatrical Production and Acquisitions team. The head of Theatrical Distribution and the head of Theatrical Marketing for Walt Disney Studios India will report into Kanthamraju.