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ZEEL's Bharat Ranga quits

The chief content and creative officer of the company has ended his 16-year stint to explore new avenues. His last day with the organisation will be October 7.

Bharat Ranga, chief content and creative officer of Zee Entertainment Enterprises, has stepped down after a 16-year stint with the company, to explore new avenues. His notice period ends on October 7, 2014.

ZEEL's Bharat Ranga quits
ZEEL's Bharat Ranga quits
All verticals and functions at ZEE who currently report to him, will now report to Punit Goenka, MD and CEO, ZEEL. On Ranga's contribution to the network, Goenka says, "Since 1998, Bharat has been an invaluable member of the ZEE family. During his career span with us, Bharat has contributed to the overall growth of the organisation by leveraging new revenue opportunities, bringing about path-breaking content, starting new streams of content through new channel launches and transcending the business beyond geographies; to name a few."

Speaking on his tenure at ZEE, Ranga adds, "I have turned 16 in the ZEE Family this year and I am confident that all the values and experiences that ZEE has imparted will stand me in good stead. I am thankful to the chairman, vice-chairman and Punit who have always backed us in our pursuits to achieve organisational goals and attain personal growth. And I sincerely wish ZEE all the success in the years ahead."

In ZEEL, Ranga moved across functions and domains seamlessly, from sales to business head roles to being the International business head and then, the chief content and creative head for the organization. During his tenure, he was instrumental in creating value and building numerous opportunities for the organisation.

An MBA from the University of Ajmer, he has also completed an Advanced Management Program from Wharton Business School. Before joining ZEEL, Ranga had worked for companies such as Times of India and Modi Korea Telecommunication.

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