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Smita Puranesh is new  Talent Lead-APAC at HBO Max

 Smita Puranesh has joined  HBO Max , a media Company  as Talent Lead for the Asia Pacific region.

“Thrilled to join HBO Max. It certainly feels like coming home to a brand that I love, and the bonus is, I get to collaborate with the most amazing colleagues!
Looking forward to build HBO Max for APAC”, said Smita in a social media post.
Prior to this appointment  Smita  was associated with Netflix  as Director - HR for around three years.

  With over two decades  of professional experience, having  worked across industries like hospitality, consulting, telecom, ITES and more recently in Media and Entertainment, a Seasoned HR leader with a very diverse set of business and industry experience, Smita enjoys operating at the edge of culture, business and organisation building.
She started her career in sales and business development and moved mid career to the People function at Genpact. Her experience includes a global role in China early in  career and more recently have had experience setting up the People function as Head of HR for Hotstar and Netflix before moving onto a regional role with HBO Max.

 She has also worked with Star TV Network , Hotstar among others.