Aditya Swamy moving to Flipkart
Dated: October 16, 2015
Aditya Swamy, EVP, Viacom18 Media and business head, MTV and MTV Indies, has decided to end his nine-year-long stint with the company and join online marketplace Flipkart in a senior marketing role.
Swamy was previously in charge of creative and content for MTV, when he first joined the channel in the year 2010, and was later made business head for the channel. In 2014, he also took on the role of business head for Pepsi MTV Indies, which got a five-year deal with Pepsi; the first deal of its kind in India.
Swamy joined Viacom 18 Media in June 2006, spending almost nine years with MTV, and has been responsible for increasing the channel’s relevance across TV, web, mobile and the live space. Before joining Viacom 18 he worked with Coca Cola India as a general marketing manager for eight years.Swamy holds a postgraduate diploma in marketing management from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai.