Entertainment & India
Mr. Naz has over 30 years of experience in media and entertainment. In the early 1970’s, Mr. Naz worked in the Indian film distribution and exhibition business in India and Canada before obtaining his business education at Toronto University. Mr Naz then joined Cineplex Odeon Cinemas in Business Development and later serving as head of operations of A Theater Near You.
Mr. Naz joined Eros, International in 1997 as President and CEO of The Americas. Mr Naz was instrumental in setting up the U.S. office to also serve markets in Canada and North and South America. Mr. Naz is responsible for thousands of films and their worldwide distribution and marketing inside and outside the India Market. During Mr Naz’s tenure, Eros was one the largest film studio for Indian films and distributed and produced some of the most successful films from India.
Mr. Naz, amongst many achievements, was instrumental in bringing Bollywood films to mainstream cinemas across The United States, Canada, and North and South America and spearheaded the biggest joint-venture cable SVOD deal for Bollywood Films between Comcast and all major US cable operators, offering Bollywood Hits on Demand, a great success! Mr Naz was President/CEO of Americas during Eros’ IPO on the NYSE creating a 2 billion plus company.