RBP names Lamba CEO

Lamba takes over for dual COOs Khetrapal and Ramanathan

NEW DELHI -- DreamWorks's partner Reliance Big Pictures named Sanjeev Lamba its newly-created position of CEO during the weekend.

RBP was earlier headed by joint COOs Sunir Khetrapal and Mahesh Ramanathan. Lamba's appointment follows Khetarpal's resignation, ending three and a half years at the company, while Ramanathan continues as COO. Both Lamba and Ramanathan will report to Reliance Big Entertainment chairman Amit Khanna.

Lamba was previously COO with broadcaster Zee Telefilms' banner Zee Entertainment Studios, after earlier stints including The Walt Disney Company in Hong Kong, Tokyo and California and the Weinstein Company in New York.