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Krishnan Kutty to take charge of Star's English cluster by Jan-end

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MUMBAI: Star India distribution head Krishnan Kutty is all set to take charge of the network's English channel cluster by the end of January.

The development comes in the light of the fact that Star India business head - English cluster, Star Jalsha, Jalsha Movies, Channel V & Hindi GECs Kevin Vaz will no longer will be handling the English cluster. He will, however, continue to handle the other portfolios under him.

A source close to the development informed Indiantelevision.com, “While Vaz will continue to head Star’s Bangla cluster, Hindi general entertainment channels, and Channel V, Kutty will oversee the English entertainment channels. He will take charge of the English cluster by the end of January 2016.”

The channels that he will take charge of are Star World, Star World HD, Star World Premiere HD, FX, FX HD, Star Movies, Star Movies HD, Star Movies Action and Star Movies Select HD.

Kutty joined the company as VP - research & on-air in 2005 and was then promoted to EVP of distribution in January 2009. He was made the head of distribution in April 2015.

Prior to his stint with Star India, he has also worked with companies like GroupM, Vodafone and NDTV.

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