Sachidanand Shetty, Business Head at MuktaA2 Cinemas comes with over 20 years of experience across sectors like Hospitality and Entertainment. He began his career in 1997 with McDonald’s as a crew member and thereafter was promoted to the position of a ‘Host’ whose profile included PR, promoting LAM, collecting feedback from the Guests and responding on parameters set by the organization.
His international stint began in 2000 with the prestigious Costa Cruises Pvt Ltd where he was an active Food & Beverage Associate aboard various international vessels. He then moved on to becoming an entrepreneur in the Fast food Industry by setting up a counter at Convergys Pvt Ltd attending to the employees with a wide range of Food & Beverage Offerings.
Thereafter, his stint with the entertainment sector began with him joining Cinemax India Ltd as the theatre manager for their various properties. He was then associated briefly with BIG Cinemas (ADAG Group) earlier known as Adlabs as an Asst. Manager, operations in the customer experience centre segment at IMAX Adlabs where his profile included administration of the entire facility ensuring guests delight.
After being associated with BIG Cinemas for nearly three years, he subsequently moved on to MuktaA2 Cinemas in January 2011 in the capacity of Regional Manager - operations promoting its new venture into the Exhibition sector in various locations such as Vadodara, Ahmedabad, Gulbarga, Visakhapatnam, Bhopal, Sangli and Vasai.
His next venture was with Inox Leisure Ltd in the capacity of the General Manager where his profile involved leading the entire gamut of Operations, F&B, Industrial Relations, CRM & VAS Channels in coordination with the PAN India team from the Corporate Office in Mumbai.
Mr. Sachidanand then rejoined MuktaA2 Cinemas Arts Ltd in the capacity of the Vice President - Operations. After a successful stint as the Vice President - Operations, he has recently been promoted as the Business Head for Mukta A2 Cinemas the Exhibition company of Mukta Arts Ltd.
His core skills lie in multiple team management, project management and execution, brand marketing, content sourcing and distributor management and business development to name a few. In his free time he loves listening to music,going on road trips watching and playing badminton and is a big movie buff.