Industry movements : Ex Google honcho Sunil Rayan to head Disney+ Hotstar

Ex Google honcho Sunil Rayan will lead Disney+ Hotstar operations. Rayan has been appointed as the new President and Head. Rayan joins Disney+ Hostar after working with Google for over seven years in various positions. He has 20 years of experience in business building, strategy, sales, business development, marketing, commercial & product operations.

At Google, his last held position was that of Managing Director, Cloud for Games, at California. Prior to his role at Cloud for Games, Rayan was the Managing Director at Mobile App Ads Business at Google, San Francisco Bay Area.

Before Google, Rayan was the Associate Principal at McKinsey & Company between 2004 and 2012. Rayan has also worked at IBM, Mastech and Infosys.

Between December and now,  Uday Shankar, President, The Walt Disney Company, Asia Pacific, and Chairman, Star and Disney India was himself leading the Disney+ Hotstar leadership in India. Rayan will report to Uday Shankar.