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MUMBAI: Just under four months after Lupa Systems CEO James Murdoch announced the formation of a new venture with former top Disney executive Uday Shankar that would "explore technology and media opportunities in emerging markets", said entity has a name - Seven Islands Inc. 

Seven Islands has been categorised as special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) and is seeking to raise between $300-345 million in the US stock market. 

Jan 14, 2021 10:01
MUMBAI: Lupa Systems CEO James Murdoch and Uday Shankar, the former chairman and CEO of Star India and president of Walt Disney Asia Pacific, announced Thursday that they are forming a new venture to explore technology and media opportunities in emerging markets.
Dec 24, 2020 14:12
MUCH HAS BEEN ALREADY BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT Indian media's biggest executive departure of 2020. The resignation of Uday Shankar as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, announced October 8, also marks the end of arguably THE defining decade in the evolution of professional Indian sport in the 21st century. 
Dec 04, 2020 14:12
NEW DELHI: Uday Shankar, who recently stepped down as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, effective as of December 31, has been named president-elect, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), for the year 2020-21. 
Oct 13, 2020 17:10
NEWS ANALYSIS: THE REASON FOR  UDAY Shankar's decision to step down as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, announced last Thursday, is clear now. Not quite so clear is why Star Sports CEO Gautam Thakar AND three other top executives acted in consort to take the exit route from India's leading sports network. 
Oct 08, 2020 14:10
MUMBAI: Uday Shankar will step down as president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, effective as of December 31, Rebecca Campbell, chairman of Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer & International segment, announced Thursday. Over the next three months, Shankar will work closely with Ms Campbell to identify his successor to ensure a smooth transition.
Jul 06, 2020 19:07
MUMBAI: Uday Shankar, president of Walt Disney Company, APAC, and chairman, Star & Disney India, has said "the market is not ready to support and sustain the IPL 2020 with the same fervour and gusto in the current economic environment," according to a report in ET Now.
Jul 01, 2020 18:07
MUMBAI: Uday Shankar, president, The Walt Disney Company (Asia Pacific) and chairman, Star & Disney India, on Tuesday said that COVID pandemic and the China-India face-off have led to a “perfect storm". And that his network would have to "figure out a different monetisation model" for the Indian Premier League (IPL) IF the growing demand for a boycott of Chinese companies was acted upon by the government.
May 13, 2020 20:05
MUMBAI: Uncharted territory. That is where the world at large and the sporting firmament in particular is at present vis-a-vis the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing that is clear though is that in the immediate term, when live sport returns, it will be behind closed doors. 
Apr 16, 2020 16:04
MUMBAI: After pay cuts were announced in sister organisations in the US, it comes as no surprise that similar measures have been instituted in the Indian arm of the House of Mouse. 
Dec 13, 2019 15:12
MUMBAI: Uday Shankar, president, The Walt Disney Company APAC and chairman, Star & Disney India, has named the successor to Sanjay Gupta, till recently, country manager of Star & Disney India, in an internal mail sent out Friday morning.