ZEE appoints adman Piyush Pandey as independent director1 min read . Updated: 20 Mar 2020, 09:03 PM IST
A brand ambassador for Indian advertising on many international forums, Piyush Pandey is executive chairman and whole-time director at Ogilvy and Mather
NEW DELHI : Media and entertainment conglomerate ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd has appointed advertising veteran Piyush Pandey as independent director on its board.
With experience of over 37 years in the field, Pandey will help in providing strategic guidance to ZEEL for creativity and content creation. In the rapidly evolving media and entertainment landscape, the company will be able to draw on his rich experience in the realm of advertising, ZEE said in a statement.
“I am elated to welcome 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. 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," Punit Goenka, managing director and CEO, ZEEL, said in a statement.
A brand ambassador for Indian advertising on many international forums, Pandey is executive chairman and whole-time director at Ogilvy and Mather, India. The winner of many international accolades including Grand Prizes at the London International Advertising Awards, he is the first ad and communications professional to be awarded the Padma Shri.
“I am delighted to join the ZEE Board. 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," Pandey said in a statement.
In the same meeting, the ZEE Board also accepted the resignations of Aparajita Jain and Surender Singh.