Star appoints Anuradha Aggarwal as head of kids, Eng, infotainment clusters

MUMBAI: Star India has clubbed the English, infotainment and kids clusters under a single head and has appointed former Marico chief marketing officer Anuradha Aggarwal as the combined head of three clusters, according to multiple media reports.

This will be her first stint in the broadcast space. She comes from an FMCG background and has worked with the likes of Marico, Mondelēz International, Vodafone, and Unilever.

Star India’s English cluster comprises of channels like Star Movies (SD and HD), Star World (SD and HD), Star Movies Select HD, and Star World Premiere HD. The infotainment space includes National Geographic (SD and HD), Fox Life (SD and HD), Nat Geo Wild (SD and HD), and Baby TV HD.

Earlier, the broadcaster had separate heads for English and infotainment clusters.

The kids cluster, which became part of Star thanks to Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox assets, includes channels like Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Hungama TV, and Marvel HQ.

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