Amit Malhotra appointed India sales head for Buena Vista

NEW DELHI: Buena Vista International Television - Asia Pacific (BVITV-AP), the distribution arm of Walt Disney Television International, has appointed Amit Malhotra as head of sales, India.

The announcement was made today by Steve Macallister, vice president and general manager, BVITV-AP.



Malhotra will be responsible for all sales activities in India for BVITV (AP) of the BVITV portfolio across all television platforms. BVITV-AP is the distribution arm of Walt Disney Television International, which is responsible for the licensing of The Walt Disney Company's branded and non-branded programs across the region.



Major Hollywood blockbusters, critically acclaimed series and reality show titles distributed by BVITV-AP include Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Finding Nemo, Alias, Scrubs, My Wife & Kids and the Emmy Award winning The Amazing Race. "Our approach at BVITV has been to move closer to our clients so as to better understand their business requirements," commented Macallister.

"Amit's experience in and knowledge of India's television marketplace will enable us to offer our clients a superior level of service. We are tremendously excited about the road ahead."

Prior to joining Buena Vista, Malhotra was senior general manager of sales for IMG & TWI. Malhorta has also worked with and MTV India.

Malhotra will be stationed in Mumbai and will report directly to Joyce Yeung, regional sales director for BVITV-AP based in Hong Kong.

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