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ABP News Network elevates Avinash Pandey to CEO

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing
Last updated : January 29, 2019 05:59 PM
Pandey was COO, ABP News Network.

News media company ABP News Network (ANN) has elevated Avinash Pandey as its chief executive officer. The appointment is effective starting January 2, 2019.

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Pandey has been at the helm of the organization as the COO of ABP News Network and had joined ANN in 2005. He has over two decades of experience in news media, advertising, sales, distribution, marketing, and content creation.


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Commenting on the appointment, D.D. Purkayastha, MD and CEO ABP says, "Avinash (Pandey) has rendered invaluable services during the past 13 years of his tenure in the organization. Wishing him success in the new role. We are proud of our success and look forward to the next chapter of growth under Avinash's leadership."

Commenting on his appointment Pandey says, "I am delighted and thankful to the board of directors of ANN for bestowing such faith in me. ABP News has been consistently setting benchmarks in the media and entertainment industry for innovation and growth in India, which is one of the fastest growing markets. The convergence of telecom, media and technology is one of the major drivers of the industry and India's media ecosystem has reached an inflection point. I am looking forward to taking the channels to the next level."

First Published : January 02, 2019 02:37 PM