Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd announced today that Venky Mysore has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer. He will take full responsibility for all the operations of the production house. In addition he will continue in his role as CEO and MD of the Kolkata Knight Riders.
Mysore comes with over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry across several global markets. He has held several senior leadership positions in the US, Canada and Asia and has built many successful businesses. Most recently, Venky has been the CEO and MD of KKR since Oct 2010. Under his leadership, KKR has become a very successful and profitable business & are the defending champions in the IPL.
Announcing Mysore’s appointment, Mr Shah Rukh Khan said, “Venky is a seasoned business professional & I am delighted that he will take over as the CEO of Red Chillies. Red Chillies has established itself as one of the leading production houses and the VFX division is among the best in the business. Venky has done a fantastic job as the CEO of KKR and I am confident that he will be able to lead Red Chillies to a much higher level of performance and professionalism”
On assuming this position, Mysore said, “It is a pleasure and honor to be given this responsibility. We have the biggest brand to work with and huge opportunities ahead of us. I look forward to this exciting challenge as we strive hard to build a world class organization.”