New Head at Walt Disney
Amit Malhotra is the new Walt Disney Country Head of Singapore and Malaysia.
November 10, 2017
By Ang Yi An
The Walt Disney Company has appointed Amit Malhotra as the new Country Head of Singapore and Malaysia. He will be in charge of all of Disney’s businesses in the two countries, as well as supervise operations of the linear television business and local content production for South East Asia. He will report to Mahesh Samat, Executive Vice President & Managing Director of Walt Disney International, South Asia.
Amit has worked with Disney for over 13 years in various leadership roles across media and studios businesses throughout Asia. In this new role, he will focus on building and strengthening consumer engagement with Disney brands across digital platforms, creating localized creative content and accelerating the growth of Marvel and Star Wars brands across touchpoints to better connect with and serve Singapore and Malaysia audiences.
The South Asia hub was recently merged to integrate South East Asian regional markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam with Disney India under the leadership of Mahesh Samat.