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Mar 06, 2014
Zee Entertainment strengthens its Senior Sales Team

Appoints Mona Jain as EVP - Cluster Head and Rahul Sharma as Sr. VP - National Sales Head

In-line with its plans to strengthen the Senior Sales Team, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) today announced the appointment of Mona Jain as EVP-Cluster Head and Rahul Sharma as Sr. VP-National Sales Head.

Speaking on both the appointments, Mr. Ashish Sehgal, Chief Sales Officer (CSO), Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) said, “We are extremely happy to have two media stalwarts join us from the industry. Mona brings with her an immense experience and understanding of the industry. She has been instrumental in key media launches and her knowledge will be really valuable in reinforcing our relationship with agencies & clients. Mona will play a key role in developing brand solutions, setting up a business model for geo-targeting & agency relationship management. She will also head the North region leading the Business Development team, new initiatives and niche channels.”

“Rahul comes with a digital background, which will add a new dimension in selling traditional media. His proven skills in establishing start-up operations and successful launch of channel brands will play an integral role in helping the Company achieve its business objectives”; Mr. Sehgal further added.

Commenting on her joining, Mona Jain stated, “I am extremely pleased to be stepping into this position. ZEE looks poised for huge growth and it will be very exciting to be a part of this journey.”

Mona Jain has been a media professional for more than 20 years. Over the years, she has worked with Zenith Optimedia, Cheil Communications, GSK, FCB Ulka, Mudra Communications, Contract Advertising and Hindustan Thompson Associates. In her last stint, Mona was the CEO of Vivaki Exchange.

Rahul Sharma said, “I have been a part of Television and it's home coming to me. I am excited to join ZEE and be a part of the biggest Television Network.”

Rahul Sharma comes with a rich experience of over 20 years in Media & FMCG and has worked with INX News, NDTV Imagine, Star India, MTV Networks, BBC Worldwide India Pvt. Ltd., ABP Ltd., GE Lighting India Ltd. and Nestle India. Prior to joining ZEEL, Rahul was working with Ibibo Web Pvt. Ltd. as President-Ibibo Ads.

Both the appointments are with effect from 5th March, 2014.

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