ZEE5 India has recently announced the appointment of Rajneel Kumar as the business head - expansion projects and head of products for the digital Business of Zee Entertainment Enterprises. At ZEE5, Kumar has been tasked with leading the charge on the product function while also building on the expansion projects on the platform.
Karan Bajaj has quit Discovery as head of India and South Asia. Bajaj joined the network in July 2016. Jean-Briac Perrette, president and chief executive officer, Discovery Network International, sent an official mail to Discovery’s India team saying, “I want to let you know that Karan has decided to move on to pursue his own entrepreneurial ambitions. Karan has embodied many of company’s guiding principles... purposeful as he passionately lead a bold swing to create a new type of purpose driven GE channel in India with Jeet; a creative dreamer who believed we could invest in a great team who could take our small Kids channel from the lowest rankings to being top 3 kids network; consumer obsessed by launching new digital products that focused on making our brands and content more relevant to India’s exploding digital consumers; and quick and agile with a great sense of urgency and drive to reinvent and expand our business.”
Motivator, part of GroupM, a media investment group, announced the appointment of Mausumi Kar as its India managing director. The appointment is effective from October 1.