Extremely positioned sources in DisneyStar confirmed that Bawankule is serving his discover interval and April 22 is his final day on the firm.
DisneyStar has seen a number of senior degree exits within the final one yr, most up-to-date being of Sunil Rayan, head of Disney+Hotstar, who resigned from his place final month.
Final yr, Anil Jayraj, advert gross sales head of Star Sports activities, had give up to affix as CEO of Viacom18’ sports activities enterprise.
An e mail question despatched to DisneyStar didn’t elicit any response.
Bawankule had joined the then Star India on October 1, 2019, amidst of its merger with the Walt Disney Firm, as a part of the worldwide deal.
Previous to DisneyStar, he was nation director – India for Google Cloud.
Bawankule, an IIM Bangalore alumnus, has over 27 years of expertise in conventional gross sales and digital area. He had been with Google for over eight years.
Previous to that, he was trade director, working carefully with Ecommerce, Retail, On-line Classifieds (Actual Property, Matrimonials, Native and Jobs), Expertise and Training gamers to develop the Indian on-line ecosystem and scale their companies via digital advertising and marketing.
He has additionally labored at Dell for shut to 6 years, Motorola, Whirlpool India and Godrej GE Home equipment.