POPS Worldwide has appointed Umeet Shah as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will be responsible for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities of the company. Umeet will be joining POPS and be based out of the POPS office in Ho Chi Minh City.
Mr. Umeet is a seasoned finance executive with leadership experience in the media and entertainment industry. He has previously worked in sports rights management and broadcasting at Nimbus Sports, involved in financial management of multi-year sports rights and recently with NBCUniversal where he was CFO for International Networks business for APAC, with linear and digital brands like E!, DreamworksTV, Diva, Bravo, StudioUniversal. He is a Chartered Accountant from India and also completed his Advanced Management Program from INSEAD. He will bring over 20 years of financial management and domain expertise in the region and ability to be strategic, drive growth, consolidate and manage diverse businesses priorities to POPS.
Mr. Umeet commented that “I am super excited and honoured to join the team at POPS Worldwide, looking forward to contributing to its vision and next phase of growth. It’s an incredible time for digital video entertainment business with the convergence of technology, creativity, data analytics, innovation and I am thrilled to be joining a company that is in the midst of this exciting journey”.
Esther Nguyen, founder and CEO of POPS Worldwide commented, “We are so excited to have Umeet officially join the POPS family as our new CFO. His considerable depth of knowledge and experience optimizing long-term growth plans of businesses around the world will undoubtedly be a valuable asset for POPS as we continue our rapid expansion across the region.”