Amit Goenka, business leader and President, Digital Businesses and Platforms, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has been conferred with the 21st Century Icon Awards. He has become a winner in the ‘Outstanding Media and Entertainment Award’ category.
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Goenka is credited with pioneering the digital business at Zee. The award was received on his behalf by Parul Goel at House of Lords, London.
Organized by Squared Watermelon, the 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.
Goenka 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 and 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.”
Tarun Ghulati - President and Chief Executive Officer and Preeti Rana - Chief Creative Officer, Co-founders, Squared Watermelon, 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. 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.”