ZEE Entertainment strengthens board with Piyush Pandey as Independent Director

ZEE Piyush Pandey

With a rich experience of the advertising world, Piyush Pandey is expected to help Zee Entertainment with creativity and content creation.

The Board of ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) has appointed Piyush Pandey as an Independent Director based on the recommendation of Nomination & Remuneration Committee, with effect from March 24, 2020.

As the first advertising professional to be honoured with the national civilian award — Pada Shri, Pandey comes with a rich experience of over 37 years. He will add value to the board by providing strategic guidance to ZEEL in the area of creativity and content creation. In the rapidly evolving media & entertainment landscape, the company hopes to draw on his rich experience in the realm of advertising.

Speaking on his appointment, Punit Goenka, MD & CEO, ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., said, “I am elated to welcome Mr Piyush Pandey on the Company’s Board. We all have experienced his creative work, which has directly touched our hearts. His sharp acumen and creative approach will help us immensely in driving the Company to its desired goals. On behalf of the entire management of the Company I welcome him aboard and look forward to working with him along with other esteemed members of our Board. In line with our commitment to further strengthen the Board, we aim to move swiftly with the help of our consultant to appoint additional Directors with diverse experience.”

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Piyush Pandey, Chief Creative Officer Worldwide and Executive Chairman, Ogilvy added, “I am delighted to join the Board of ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd., a pioneering company which has contributed immensely to the Media & Entertainment Industry in India. Content creation as a process aims at multiple platforms in today’s era and it would be my pleasure to contribute to ZEE’s journey of entertaining the world.”

The Board has also accepted the resignations of Aparajita Jain and Surender Singh and thanked them for their contribution.

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