Locomotive Global Media makes key appointments
February 28, 2022
Locomotive Global Media has announced the appointment of Laura Mishra as Associate Producer and Nikhil Ahuja as Finance Controller, in view of its long-term business objectives and goals. With a focus on expanding its business horizon, Laura and Nikhil will significantly contribute in accelerating the company’s growth through their respective roles. Their appointments are with immediate effect.
In her new role, Laura Mishra will be responsible for driving the company’s growth through partnerships with various streaming platforms. In addition to this, Laura will also contribute by developing, producing, and executing film/television projects that are key to LGM’s overall growth. As LGM’s Finance Controller, Nikhil Ahuja will be responsible for all financial matters and will report to the parent company, Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment (CSSE) in the U.S. Ahuja will also play an active role in production management and project financing with an objective to help rapidly build the company’s scale and operations.
Laura brings to LGM 6 years of experience in the industry, with an expertise in television and film production. Prior to joining LGM, she worked as a development producer at The Story Ink. In addition to this, Laura has also worked as a producer, director and script consultant in her previous roles.
With over 7 years of experience in finance across sectors, Nikhil’s expertise includes crafting finance plans, budgeting strategies, revenue forecasting and taxation. Prior to joining LGM, Nikhil worked with Mumbai Movie Studios as head of finance where he was responsible for content accounting, optimising spends and worked closely with investors and external stakeholders.
Welcoming Laura and Nikhil to the team, Sunder Aaron, Co-founder and principal of Locomotive Global Inc., said, “We are delighted to welcome Laura and Nikhil to our team as we seek to exponentially accelerate our growth in India. While Laura is a recognized expert in the Indian film industry with an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the entire film production ecosystem, Nikhil is a domain expert and is recognized for his financial skillset. Together with their exemplary leadership abilities and creative minds, we are certain of taking Locomotive Global to greater heights, further consolidating our position in the Indian media and entertainment sector.”