ShareChat ropes in Akshat Sahu as Director, Marketing


Akshat Sahu has worked with companies like Disney – Star India in Sports and Entertainment verticals and VIP Industries. He will lead all the marketing efforts at ShareChat

ShareChat announced the appointment of Akshat Sahu as Director, Marketing. With over 15 years of experience in branding, marketing, consumer research, strategy, sales, and P&L management, Akshat has worked with companies like Disney – Star India in Sports and Entertainment verticals and VIP Industries. He will lead all the marketing efforts at ShareChat, drive the platform towards a more accelerated growth among the user community, and build top-of-the-mind recall in the branding and advertising community.

Prior to ShareChat, Akshat was heading marketing for Emerging Sports at Star Sports, which is now part of Disney. He led the marketing strategy for diverse Indian sports, including football, kabaddi, hockey, and badminton. He also led the entire marketing and strategy of Channel [V] India in his earlier role at Star India. At ShareChat, he will be reporting to Ajit Varghese, Chief Commercial Officer, Moj, and ShareChat.

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Welcoming Akshat to ShareChat, Ajit Varghese said, “Akshat brings in a strong set of skills and his expertise in branding and marketing will add a lot of value to our team. He is a proven marketing leader with strong strategic acumen, in-depth consumer insights, and a highly efficient operational focus. We hope he will bring immense value and spread our brand reputation across the diverse group of stakeholders as we continue to build ShareChat on our long-term strategy.”


Joining ShareChat, Akshat Sahu, Director – Marketing, ShareChat said, “I have always been intrigued by the diversity of India and it is a special opportunity to be working with a company that is pioneering the Indic language conversations in the internet space. I am looking forward to contributing to the company’s growth with my core area of expertise and making ShareChat a household name in India.”


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