Punit Goenka MD & CEO, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL)

Mr. Punit Goenka, a young and dynamic professional with a strong entrepreneurial background, started his career with Essel Group, a vibrant conglomerate with diversified business interests in media & entertainment, infrastructure, and other leading sectors. Being the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, Punit has been extremely successful in enhancing the company's performance and in driving the company towards its set goals.

Under his leadership, ZEE has achieved scores of milestones and prestigious awards, elevating the brand to a global cadre. Dun & Bradstreet Corporate Award 2015, IMC Fusion Award 2013 for Excellence in Media, Businessworld Infocom ICT Award 2012 are some of the many such awards bagged by ZEEL during Punit's tenure. His futuristic vision and sharp acumen in the new media domain, has led the company to a global stature today. Punit is also responsible for expanding the company's international presence across 171 countries, and its reach to over 1 billion viewers.

Punit is listed amongst the top 100 CEOs of India, in a study published by Business Today in 2015. He has received MIPTV's prestigious Médaille d'Honneur Award, Economic Times '40 Under Forty' India's Hottest Business Leaders Award 2014, the 'Young CEO Award' by CEO India magazine in 2015 and the prestigious IAA Leadership Award 2014 under the category of 'Media Person of the Year Award'. Punit has also been recognized as the 'Entrepreneur of the Year' during the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2014. For his immense contribution to the media and entertainment industry, Punit was felicitated as the 'IMPACT Person of the Year' in 2014. Going forward, Punit envisions ZEE to be ranked amongst the top global media brands.

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