Ronald D’mello joins Maya as MD and CEO


MUMBAI: Maya Entertainment Limited (MEL) has inducted media business veteran Ronald D’mello as its managing director and CEO.

D’mello, who has been with UTV for over 15 years, is a chartered accountant turned business leader and was last designated as CEO of UTV’s new media vertical.

MEL president Niraj Bhukhanwala said, “We are proud to be able to rope in Ronald to drive our business to the next level. Ronald, with his business acumen earned over the last two decades, will be the well balanced business leader to drive the growth of MEL in all it’s three verticals – education, content and services.”

D’mello said, “After spending about 17 years in executive positions in various aspects of media business, I am happy to be part of MEL in a unique quasi entrepreneurial position and drive its future growth as MD and CEO. MEL has built a robust platform of educational franchise spread over India, UAE, Srilanka and Nepal, a state of the art animation service outsourcing facility supported by a strong international clientele and a sound creative and execution team to develop content IPs in live action and animation genres. Our initial focus will be to take these inherent strengths of MEL to its optimum potential in education, content and services.”

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