Essel Group has announced the appointment of Arun Kapoor as director of its distribution businesses. The post is a freshly created one in the company's new organisational structure. Kapoor took over his new post in Mumbai on December 3 and reports to Subhash Chandra.
Kapoor now heads the subscription and placement businesses of Zee Entertainment Enterprises, Wire and Wireless India and Zee Turner. His job responsibilities do not include Dish TV, which he headed before he moved out to Big TV, Reliance ADAG's direct to home (DTH) wing, as chief executive officer and president. He spent just six months at Big TV.
For the record, the Essel Group has a diverse portfolio spread across media, packaging, entertainment, technology-enabled services, infrastructure development and education.