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Akash Chawla quits ZEEL

Chawla had joined the broadcast network in 2005 as Brand Head for Zee TV. The week ended February 17 was his last week at work

Raushni Bhagia | Mumbai | February 21, 2017

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Akash Chawla has moved on from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) as Executive Vice-President and Business Head – Films, Zee Studios. With this move, Chawla ended his 12-year-old relationship with the network. The week ended February 17 was his last week at work.

While Chawla could not be reached for a confirmation, a high level source in ZEEL has confirmed the news to BestMediaInfo.com. It was also learnt that Chawla is planning to launch his own venture.

Chawla was recently also handling Zee TV as Business Head when Pradeep Hejmadi left the company. Deepak Rajadhyaksha, erstwhile Business Head, Zee Marathi, was also brought into Zee TV as Deputy Business Head.

Chawla had been at Zee TV in various capacities over the last 12 years. An MBA from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, Chawla started his career with TAM Media Research as Marketing Manager in 2001. Thereafter, he moved on to become the Brand Head at Zee TV.

During his long stint with Zee Network, he has worked as Brand Head, Zee Next; Marketing Head, Zee Cinema; Marketing Head and Vice-President, Marketing, National Channels; Sr. Vice- President and Head, Marketing, National Channels, Zee; and Project Head, Zee Cine Awards and Executive Vice-President, Marketing, National Channels.


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