Spearheaded by Dr. Shrikant Bhasi, leading multiplex chain Carnival Cinemas today announced the appointment of Mohan Umrotkar as its Chief Executive Officer. He takes over from P. V. Sunil who has been elevated as the Managing Director for the company.

Mohan is an energetic global executive adept in high growth multimillion dollar operations spanning across India and overseas markets of substantial impact and has played an active role in the operations, financial and strategic planning. Mohan is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has a degree in commerce from the University of Mumbai. In the past, Mohan served as the Chief Financial Officer of Reliance MediaWorks Group, part of the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group where he was actively involved in the exhibition business (subsequently acquired by Carnival Cinemas) on cost rationalisation and growth efforts which led to major operational and financial improvements in business. He has also had a significant professional stint with Deloitte in the assurance practise, working on some of India’s biggest business houses. His mandate at Carnival Cinemas will be to oversee the completion of its corporate vision of 1,000 screens and also ensuring that each business division of the company achieve their business goal.

Speaking on the appointment, Dr. Shrikant Bhasi, Founder and Chairman, Carnvial Group, said, “We welcome Mohan to the Carnival family. He is an accomplished thought leader and is known to leverage his entrepreneurial acumen to overcome complex business challenges and deliver high impact thus translating corporate vision with ease. Mohan is known for his zest in running businesses and we are happy to have him join us. We are looking forward to Mohan’s contribution as we continue to scale and grow our business steadily.”