Home Who’s Who Vishal Sawhney, COO, Carnival Cinemas

Vishal Sawhney, COO, Carnival Cinemas


Vishal Sawhney
Carnival Cinemas

Carnival Cinemas has appointed Vishal Sawhney as the Chief Operating Officer and he will be working closely with CEO and Director, Carnival Cinemas, PV Sunil.

Bringing a global experience of close to two decades that reflects pioneering experience and year-on-year success in achieving business growth objectives, primarily in the Entertainment, Real Estate and Hospitality industries in India, Middle East and USA, Sawhney comes with the right business acumen, perspective and intelligence to lead the group to achieve greater milestones.

His vast work experience spreads across a range of brands. Prior to his current responsibilities at Carnival Cinemas, he was with PVR Cinemas as COO and PVR bluO as CEO, spearheading the Business verticals.

Chairman, Carnival Group, Dr Shrikant Bhasi welcomed Sawhney on board and said, “He is a pioneer in multifarious industries and will be extremely valuable as Carnival continues to grow across the country and abroad. As we look to become a larger, more integrated organization, his extensive experience in managing and strategizing operations will provide a unique perspective to Carnival.”

On this development, PV Sunil said, “With Vishal’s multi-disciplinary experience across functions, his strong entrepreneurial abilities, skills in translating corporate vision of expansion and a robust understanding of the various industries, Carnival Cinemas is set to achieve new altitude, as the group is strengthening its presence across varied businesses.”

Commenting on his new innings with Carnival Cinemas, Sawhney who is an avid biker, adventurer and farmer by passion says, “I am delighted to be a part of Carnival Cinemas under the visionary leadership of Dr Bhasi and PV Sunil. I am confident that the group has a right mix of vision and people to take the brand to greater heights.”