Superna Kalle, an influential figure in the global media landscape, is set to join Aristocrat as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development officer. Taking on this role from 9th October 2023, she will directly report to Aristocrat’s CEO and Managing Director, Trevor Croker. This new appointment is a testament to Kalle’s impressive career spanning over two decades in the media industry.
An Illustrious Career
Kalle embarked on her professional journey with Sony, where she spent a significant 16-year tenure. At Sony, she was instrumental in expanding Sony’s TV network businesses across Asia, including India and Japan. She also led the company’s US networks, proving her mettle in corporate development.
Kalle’s most recent accomplishment was her successful leadership as the President of Starz International from 2018-2023. During this period, she demonstrated her exceptional ability in driving transformational growth both as an operational and strategy leader.
Superna Kalle also holds prestigious educational degrees. She is an alumnus of Barnard College, Columbia University, and also holds an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. Kalle’s commitment to leadership development is further reflected by her membership with ‘Chief’. This private network is dedicated to fostering women’s leadership and driving more women into power positions.
A Warm Reception and Exciting Future
Aristocrat CEO Trevor Croker expressed his excitement over Kalle’s appointment. He emphasized her pivotal role in driving Aristocrat’s growth strategy. He also noted her talent in leveraging Aristocrat’s industry-leading intellectual property across operations. This, coupled with her experience in maximizing the strategic value of content across various media verticals, will bring in a fresh perspective to the team.
Aristocrat, well-known for its “free spins” feature, is looking forward to Kalle’s contribution in adding further value to its wide-ranging portfolio. With Evolution Software being a key part of Aristocrat’s operational structure, Kalle’s appointment comes at a time of significant digital evolution for the company. The team at Aristocrat warmly welcomes her and anticipates her impactful contribution to the company’s growth story.
Kalle is eager to bring her diverse experience and passion for excellence to the Aristocrat family. She believes that by leveraging existing expertise, she can help the company achieve its goal of becoming a global leader in digital content distribution.