MD & CEO,
ZEE Entertainment Enterprises Ltd.
Punit Goenka, a young and dynamic professional with a strong entrepreneurial background,
started his career with Essel Group, a vibrant conglomerate with diversified business
interests in media & entertainment, infrastructure, and other leading sectors. Being
the Managing Director and Chief Executive Office of Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Ltd., Punit has been extremely successful in enhancing the company’s performance
and in driving the company towards its set goals.
Under his leadership, ZEE has achieved scores of milestones and prestigious awards,
elevating the brand to a global cadre. Dun & Bradstreet – Rolta Corporate Award,
BusinessworldInfocom ICT Award, IMC Fusion Award for Excellence in Media, are some
of the many such awards bagged by ZEEL during his tenure. His futuristic vision
and sharp acumen in the new media domain, has led the company to a global stature
today. He is also responsible for expanding the company’s international presence
across 171 countries, and its reach to over 1 billion viewers.
Punit is also listed amongst the top 100 CEOs of India, in a study published by
Business Today. He has also received the prestigious Economic Times ’40 Under Forty’
India’s Hottest Business Leaders Award and has bagged the prestigious IAA Leadership
Award under the category of “Media Person of the Year Award”. Punit has been awarded
the esteemed Medaille d’Honneur Award at MIPTV and has been recognized as the “Entrepreneur
of the Year” at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards. For his immense contribution
to the media and entertainment industry, and he has also been felicitated as the
"Impact Person of the Year".