Congratulations, Prasad and Puja!
We are pleased to share that Sesha Prasad and Puja Parikh have been promoted to Head of Studio, India and Head of Creative Operations, India, respectively.
Both Prasad and Puja have been with DNEG for six years and have made extraordinary contributions to the company in their previous roles as Head of Production and Global Head of RPM in Mumbai. Their dedication and hard work have contributed to the success of many of DNEG’s major VFX projects, including Oscar-winners Blade Runner 2049, Tenet and Dune.
In his new role as Head of Studio, Prasad will devise, deliver and execute business strategies to support the growth and development of our resources in India, as well as oversee production and operations for our studios in Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore. Speaking of his new role, Prasad said:
“I’m delighted and excited to step into this new position as Head of Studio. What we have achieved together over the last six years here in India has been a source of great pride for me and is something that has not and could not be replicated anywhere other than here at DNEG. My thanks to Merzin for his constant support and guidance, and for this opportunity to step-up and help guide Team India to even greater success and achievements. This is just the beginning – watch this space!”
Meanwhile, Puja will oversee the creative delivery of the India VFX team as our Head of Creative Operations, India. In her new role, Puja will collaborate with our global teams to ensure that the highest levels of creative management are in place, while also designing and managing our India VFX team’s overall strategic needs for talent and infrastructure. About her new role, Puja said: