Avinash Pandey quits ABP Network as CEO

Pandey joined ABP Network in 2005 and over the years held key positions. In January 2019, Pandey was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of ABP Network

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New Delhi: Avinash Pandey, CEO of ABP Network, will be parting ways with the group after nearly two decades.

Pandey joined ABP Network in 2005 and over the years held key positions.

In January 2019, Pandey was appointed as the CEO of ABP Network and under his stewardship, ABP Network further diversified into untapped verticals and markets in the broadcast and digital sphere. 

ABP Network Chief Editor and Director Atideb Sarkar said, “I would like to thank Avinash for his immense contributions to ABP Network. During his two decades in the company, it has grown manifold in reach, revenue and impact. His leadership in the past five years has seen us at the forefront of digital broadcasting while extending our reach from Jammu to Kanyakumari. He played a key role in our award-winning centenary campaign. On a personal note, he has been a pleasure to work with, a joyful fellow traveller in my professional journey, and a friend. Thank you, Avinash, for all that you have brought to the ABP family. We wish you success and happiness in your future endeavours.”

Pandey said, “I wish to thank the Sarkar Family and Atideb Sarkar, Chief Editor & Director, in particular, for having reposed such faith in me, that I could play a meaningful part in ABP Network's exhilarating journey of excellence in digital and broadcast. I have found a good friend for life in him. I could achieve all this in 20 years because of an excellent team that surrounded me. I was lucky to meet and work with them and have developed a bonding that’s going to last life-long.”

As the CEO of ABP Network, Pandey led India’s leading television and digital network with four TV channels running 24×7 on cable and satellite, serving in eight languages on digital, touching a total audience of over 500 million.

He is the Founding Director of ABP Studios, which has produced award-winning films and TV series. 

Pandey is also currently the President of the International Advertising Association (India Chapter).

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