With the exit of Barun Das, ZEE has confirmed that Alok Agarwal will be ZEE News Ltd (ZNL) Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.
Agrawal, an alumnus of IIT Kanpur and MBA from IIM Bangalore, moves in from CHEIL where he held the position of chief operating officer. He comes with a rich experience of over 22 years.
ZNL managing director Punit Goenka said, Over the last five years, Barun has contributed immensely to the growth of ZEE News and taken the company to greater heights. We wish him the best for his future endeavour.
Goenka added, We welcome Alok into the ZEE News family. His rich experience in the media domain would help us take ZEE News to the next level of growth.”
Das, who had a five-year stint has resigned and will be serving his notice period. He will complete the handover formalities to Agarwal.