Mr. Himanshu Mody is a Non-Executive Director of the Board. He currently heads Group Finance & Strategy for the Essel Group. With almost 12 years in the industry, he brings with him rich experience and skills in corporate strategy and finance.
After his MSc in Finance from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Mr. Mody started his career as a management trainee with Barclays Bank, London city office. After a 2 year intensive course, he returned to India to start the Fun Republic chain of multiplexes as a senior member in the finance team.
Mr. Mody has worked directly with Dr. Subhash Chandra, Chairman, Essel Group, for over 8 years in various corporate strategy, fund raising and M&A initiatives undertaken by the Essel Group. Prior to heading the Group's finance and strategy, he was Business Head for the Essel Group's Sports business, since its inception, which included launch of the Zee Sports channel, buyout of Ten Sports (a leading sports channel in South Asia). He also launched the Indian Cricket League (ICL) for the Essel Group during this tenure.
Mr. Mody also holds Directorships in Zee Digital Convergence Ltd, Diligent Media Corporation Ltd, Essel Finance Capstar Advisory Ltd, Tatva Global Environment (Deonar) Ltd, Adhikaar Foundation, Indian Cable Net Company Ltd, Essel Finance Business Loans Ltd and Essel Finance Vkc Forex Ltd