Saurabh Yagnik, Sr V.P. and Business Head, English Channels Cluster, Star India, has put his resignation after a five-year stint. He will be joining Sony Pix as Executive VP.
Yagnik had joined Star India from Hindustan Unilever (HUL) in 2007 as Vice-President, Financial Planning & Analysis. He was responsible for financial planning and Treasury for the Star TV group in India. In May 2010, Yagnik was given the responsibility to head Star India’s English channels as Senior VP & Business Head, English Channels Cluster.
A Chartered Accountant by profession, Yagnik started his career in 1995 as an Assistant Manager at ITC where he spent around five years before moving to HUL where he spent seven years as Category Finance Manager.