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ZEE’s Amit Goenka felicitated with the 21st Century Icon Awards at House of Lords

Recognising and applauding his immense contribution to the growth of the Media & Entertainment Industry, Mr. Amit Goenka, one of India’s eminent business leaders and President – Digital Businesses & Platforms, ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has been conferred with the prestigious 21st Century Icon Awards today. The award was received on behalf of Mr. Amit Goenka by Mr. Parul Goel.

Organized by Squared Watermelon Ltd., the esteemed 21st Century Icon Awards aim to support and promote the next generation of inspiring leaders as well as offer them a platform to showcase their achievements in their respective fields. A winner in the Outstanding Media & Entertainment Award category, Mr. Amit Goenka is credited with pioneering the digital business at ZEE. He has been instrumental in spearheading the growth of ZEE5, the one-stop digital destination for entertainment content and catapulting the company into its next phase of growth, by aggressively expanding its footprint in the international arena and driving data and technology to build a truly robust consumer experience across digital screens.

On receiving the coveted award, Mr. Amit Goenka, President – Digital Businesses & Platforms, ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. said, “I am extremely honoured to be a part of the prestigious 21st Century Icon Awards and I would like to thank the jury members for their consideration. Winning in the Outstanding Media & Entertainment category is not just a recognition of our success, it is a firm testament of the consistent hard work put in by our teams. Together, we have built the digital businesses and platforms of ZEE Entertainment to be at the forefront of ushering in the next era of entertainment for new-age consumers across connected devices. At ZEE, our sharp focus is on creating engaging content supported by parallel investments in technology and talent, leading to a robust offering and delightful consumer experiences across languages. I am confident that our digital businesses are well poised for immense success in the future and acknowledgements like the 21st Century Icon Awards will further fuel our passion and the strife for higher growth and success going forward.”

Mr. Tarun Ghulati – President & Chief Executive Officer, Preeti Rana – Chief Creative Officer, Co-founders, Squared Watermelon Ltd. added, “Every year, at the 21st Century Icon Awards, we endeavour to appreciate and bring forth the next generation of business leaders who have played a major role in transforming their Company. Mr. Amit Goenka is a prolific business personality who is a role model for the next generation of leaders and it is our honour to recognize his contribution to the business fraternity and add his name to our prestigious list of past winners.”

Conducted annually, the prestigious 21st Century Icon Awards judges business leaders on attributes such as personal integrity, impact, spirit, financial acumen, influence and community along with humbleness.