Mumbai: STAR announced the promotion of Sanjay Jain as chief financial officer of STAR India on 3 May. He joined STAR India in September 2005 as its deputy chief financial officer and presently will report to Uday Shankar, chief operating officer of STAR India.
In announcing the appointment, Paul Aiello, chief executive officer of STAR India said, “Sanjay has proved himself to be a highly skilled and knowledgeable financial executive in the company. Sanjay’s expertise and leadership will be heavily counted upon as the company continues to expand its services across the country.”
Jain said, “I am excited to have the opportunity to lead STAR India’s finance functions as the company’s CFO. I feel fortunate to continue working with a team of dedicated and highly talented people and look forward to playing my part in the continued growth of the company.”
Prior to joining STAR India, Jain served at General Electric for eleven years, in a number of positions including VP, service delivery leader – Finance and VP, Financial Planning and Analysis.
Jain’s appointment as chief financial officer of STAR India follows on the heels of a series of promotions in the company, including Ajay Vidyasagar as president of content and new media, Himavat Chaudhuri as general counsel and Rishi Gaind as senior vice president, Human Resources. STAR also appointed Sonali Thakker as executive vice president, Organizational Development and Talent Management.