Vikram Sharma will fill the role starting April 1.

License Global

March 29, 2024

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Vikram Sharma.
Vikram Sharma.Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery Global Consumer Products head, Robert Oberschelp, has announced Vikram Sharma has been named group vice president, head, consumer products, APAC, effective April 1. Sharma will report to Oberschelp, and part of Warner Bros. Discovery’s Revenue and Strategy division helmed by Bruce Campbell, chief revenue and strategy officer. 

Sharma will lead the APAC region of WBDGCP following long-time global consumer product executive, Julian Moon’s, previously announced retirement after 33 years with the company. He will be based in Singapore and continue to work with James Gibbons, head, APAC, and with other regional and country leadership to drive and develop strategic, operational and financial initiatives to maximize the potential of key brands and franchises, including DC, Harry Potter, Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, Discovery and more, in support of WBD’s global retail consumer products licensing organization.   

Sharma has been with WBD for five years, working and leading teams in consumer products and licensing, ad sales and partnership roles across multiple territories in the region. Previously, he spent nearly nine years in similar roles with increasing responsibility in India and Southeast Asia with The Walt Disney Company.  

“Vikram has been one of our go-to, results-oriented leaders in Asia-Pacific for some time,” says Oberschelp. “His depth of knowledge of the vastly different markets and cultures of the region, along with his innovative and collaborative spirit, makes him the right choice for this time. We have a terrific internal creative and products team, great country and regional partners and very strong bench strength in management. I’m grateful for everyone’s collaboration and support of this choice, and I will join you in congratulating Vikram on his leadership role.” 

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