Punit Goenka takes over as IBF president


Goenka succeeded Uday Shankar, the chief executive officer at Star India, at the helm of the IBF. He was serving IBF as vice-president (measurement) since 2014

New Delhi, : Punit Goenka has been chosen the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) president at the seventeenth yearly meeting on Friday. 

Goenka is overseeing executive and CEO of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL). 

Goenka succeeded Uday Shankar, the CEO at Star India, in charge of the IBF. He was serving IBF as VP (estimation) since 2014. 

The recently delegated Goenka as IBF president was cited as saying, "I am pleased to lead the Indian telecom part when there is a considerable measure of beating and India is being looked upon as worldwide destination for ventures," said Goenka. He included, "In the resulting and proceeding with endeavors of making India as a telecom superpower, I wish to work in a most community oriented way with the administration, business and different partners for acknowledgment of the area's worth chain to the ideal." 

The board likewise chose Rajat Sharma (executive of India TV), N.P. Singh (CEO of Sony Pictures Network), Sudhanshu Vats (bunch CEO at Viacom 18) and K. Madhavan (overseeing chief at Asianet Communications) as IBF VPs. K.V.L. Narayan Rao, official bad habit administrator of New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV), was chosen as the treasurer of IBF for a time of one year. 

Goenka, who has taking care of ZEEL as its overseeing executive since 2010, commenced his vocation with the Essel bunch that runs ZEEL. He likewise served Dish TV from 1997 to 2004, filled in as VP of operations for a long time. He was likewise the executive of the TRP organization Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India. 

Uday Shankar who ventured down as the IBF president was cited as saying, "I can't think about a more reasonable individual that my dear companion, Punit Goenka, to hand over the authority of IBF. Throughout the years, Punit has famously helped me in exploring IBF through these unpredictable times. He is additionally the essential engineer of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC). His insight, dynamism and development will be incredible resources for IBF and the Indian media."

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