Subscription video-sharing website OnlyFans, known for hosting adult content, has appointed Amrapali ‘Ami’ Gan as chief executive officer (CEO) after its founder Tim Stokley resigned. She worked closely with Stokley and was heavily involved in the growth of OnlyFans.
Gan will run the business of the company, allowing Tim Stokley to pursue other endeavors. Stokley will however continue with OnlyFans as an advisor. But what makes Ami Gan so special? She is another Indian CEO at the head of a large global company.
With his new role at OnlyFans, Ami Gan will join Arvind Krishna, Shantanu Narayen, Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai, Indra Nooyi and Parag Agarwal who have reached the top of their company’s leadership.
WHO IS AMRAPALI GAN?
Amrapali Gan is a marketing professional born in Mumbai. The 36-year-old has been with the company as Director of Marketing and Communications since September 2020, according to her LinkedIn profile. Gan also continues to serve as a consultant with Arcade Agency for three years since 2018.
Her previous roles include that of Vice President of Marketing and Advertising at Cannabis Café (2019-2020); Director of Communications at Lowell Herb Co. (2019); Responsible for brand activation and communication at Red Bull Media House (from 2017 to 2018); Head of brand communication at Quest Nutrition (2014-2016); Marketing Director, Quest Apparel (2013-2014); Marketing Manager at StyleSaint (2012-2013); Editorial and digital marketing manager at My Fashion Database Inc (2010-2012); Account manager at Phyllis Klein and Associates (2008-2010). She was also part of PepsiCo’s Marketing Leadership Program in 2007.
Ami Gan completed his studies at FIDM (Merchandise Marketing); California State University in Los Angeles (BA in Public Relations and Organizational Communications); and Harvard Business School (Certificate Course in Entrepreneurship / Entrepreneurial Studies).
“I will continue to be dedicated to our community and look forward to creating unprecedented experiences for our creators and fans. I am proud to take on this role. I look forward to continuing to work closely with our community of creators to help them maximize control and monetize their content, ”she said upon her appointment. Ami Gan didn’t have much of a public presence before his recent appointment as CEO of OnlyFans.
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