Albert Almeida, who was formerly business head at Multi Screen Media (Sony (NYSE: SNE) Entertainment Television) has joined Hungama Digital Media as COO for the mobile business. Almeida worked at Sony for six years before quitting in March. Prior to Sony, he worked in advertising for fourteen years, including at JWT.
Hungama COO Saleem Mobhani had recently left to join Airtel.
Almeida will be responsible for Hungama’s domestic and international mobile business across entertainment, platforms and applications verticals. “Albert comes with extensive experience across Media, Entertainment, and Marketing, which are integral to the convergence opportunity that lies ahead for our company,” Hungama CEO Neeraj Roy said in a statement.