JioSaavn appoints former Amazon Music head Sahas Malhotra as CEO

Music app company JioSaavn has named former Amazon Music executive and entertainment industry veteran Sahas Malhotra as CEO.

Malhotra has previously worked with Sony Music India and Tips Industries.

At Tips Industries, Sahas led the Tips Music business and marketing for the production of Tips Film.

“Based at the company’s headquarters in Mumbai, Sahas will lead the company’s efforts in an exciting and ever-changing Indian market. Sahas brings over 24 years of deep experience in the entertainment industry, building teams , film marketing, music P&L management, licensing, media planning, music publishing and product management,” JioSaavn said in a statement.

Founded in 2007 as Saavn, JioSaavn is an audio streaming service for South Asian music and artists. In March 2018, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) acquired a majority stake in the business.

JioSaavn claims to have over 100 million monthly active users.

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