Mumbai: Shibasish Sarkar was unanimously elected as president of the Producers Guild of India (Guild).
The first meeting of its newly constituted Guild Council of Management was held immediately after the 68th Annual General Meeting on September 21.
Welcoming the president-elect, the incumbent president Siddharth Roy Kapur, said: “It has been a pleasure and an honour serving the production fraternity and I am delighted to pass the baton on to the able hands of Shibasish. I am sure he will do a stellar job and add further lustre to the Guild’s reputation of spearheading the industry’s interests.”
Shibasish Sarkar said: “In his six years as Guild President, Siddharth has been a tireless, passionate and committed champion for our industry at a time of unprecedented challenges.
“I look forward to building on what he has accomplished and working alongside my colleagues to help address the challenges and build on the opportunities we have before us as an industry.”
Shibasish is a media and entertainment Industry professional with over 29 years of corporate experience in handling multiple verticals across films, television, animation, gaming content and operations of digital & new media platforms.
Currently, Shibasish is the Chairman and CEO of International Media Acquisition Corp. His last stint was as Group CEO at Reliance Entertainment, a part of the Reliance ADA group.