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Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEE.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Subhash Chandra

65 2005 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Punit Goenka

43 2010 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Rohit Gupta

49 2018 Chief Financial Officer

Amit Goenka

2015 Chief Executive Officer - International Broadcasting Businesses

Rajeev Kheror

53 2017 President – Strategy & Planning, International Business

Rajesh Sethi

47 2017 CEO – Distribution Business

M. Lakshminarayanan

55 2016 Chief Compliance Officer, Company Secretary

Anurag Bedi

41 2017 Cluster Head, Niche Channels & Zee Music Company

Sunil Buch

53 2017 Chief Business Officer

Sharada Sunder

51 2017 Cluster Head - RHSM Channels

Subodh Kumar

64 2015 Non-Executive Director

Ashok Kurien

68 Non-Executive Director

Manish Chokhani

49 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Adesh Gupta

62 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Sunil Sharma

48 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Neharika Vohra

50 2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Subhash Chandra

Dr. Subhash Chandra is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Dr. Subhash Chandra, the promoter of Essel Group of Companies is an entrepreneur and a Parliamentarian (Member of Rajya Sabha). His diverse businesses are spread across industries such as theme parks, flexible packaging, entertainment, cable networks, and infrastructure. For his contributions to the industry, Dr. Chandra was awarded the 2011 International Emmy Directorate Award at the 39th International Emmy Awards in New York. Apart from business and politics, Dr. Chandra is an influential philanthropist and has been contributing towards society in association with various NGOs including TALEEM Foundation, Ekal Vidyalaya, Global Vipassana Foundation, Global Foundation for Civilisation Harmony and Subhash Chandra Foundation.

Punit Goenka

Mr. Punit Goenka is Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Mr. Punit Goenka as the MD & CEO, has been successful in transforming the Company into a media & entertainment powerhouse. Under his able leadership, the Company has enhanced its performance by many folds, paving way for scores of milestones and prestigious awards. Dun & Bradstreet – Corporate Award, Businessworld Infocom ICT Award, IMC Fusion Award for Excellence in Media, are some of the many such prestigious awards bagged by ZEEL during Punit’s tenure. Mr. Goenka is also the only Indian Corporate Leader to receive the prestigious Médaille d’Honneur at MIPTV. He was also listed amongst the top 100 CEOs of India in a study published by Business Today and recognised as the “Entrepreneur of the Year” at the Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards.

Rohit Gupta

Mr. Rohit Kumar Gupta is Chief Financial Officer of the company. he is Commerce graduate from Delhi University and Chartered Accountant is a professional with over 25 years of experience spanning across Finance & Accounts, Investor relations, M&A, Strategy, Treasury and General Management in Multi-national and Promoter led organizations across Technology and Telecom industry. In the past Mr. Gupta was associated with Chaudhary Group, Brightstar Telecommunications Ltd, NUT Ltd, Virgin Mobile India, Bharti Airtel, British Telecom Looksmart Ltd and Hutchison Max. His last assignment was with Chaudhary Group, a leading corporate house with interest in Telecom and Mobiles in Nepal, wherein he led Green field roll out of Telecom Services pan Nepal as Consultant.

Amit Goenka

Rajeev Kheror

Rajesh Sethi

Mr. Rajesh Sethi is CEO – Distribution Business of the Company. He was Senior Management - Sports & Affiliate Revenue of the Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Rajesh completed his under graduation degree in Mechanical Engineering and received his Executive Education from Harvard Business School, Kellogg School of Management & INSEAD. He has also earned his PGDM in Sales & Marketing and has completed his Professional Diploma in International Business. Rajesh is also a GE certified Quality Green Belt.

M. Lakshminarayanan

Mr. M. Lakshminarayanan is Chief Compliance Officer, Company Secretary of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. He was Executive Vice President of the Company. He is an associate member of ICSI and heads secretarial and legal functions of the Company. He has over 2 decades of varied experience in senior managerial positions with corporates across India, handling diverse functions relating to secretarial, legal and corporate affairs, specifically relating to mergers & acquisitions, resource raising, etc. Prior to joining Zee, Mr. Lakshminarayanan has worked with ITC Group, BPL Group, SMIFS Capital Markets and SBI Home Finance Ltd.

Anurag Bedi

Sunil Buch

Sharada Sunder

Ms. Sharada Sunder is Cluster Head - RHSM Channels of the company. She was Senior Management - Regional Channels of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. In this role, she heads the business of regional channels in the Hindi speaking markets. She has a work experience of 22 years across finance, corporate and business profiles. Apart from ZEE, she has worked with A F Ferguson, Times of India Group & Real Global Broadcasting. Sharada is a commerce graduate and a Chartered Accountant.

Subodh Kumar

Mr. Subodh Kumar is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Subodh Kumar (IAS-Retd) holds an M.Sc in Physics and several diplomas and management certificates from IIM-A, IIM-B, IIM-C, Harvard Business School, IDS Sussex, IMF amongst other Ivy League institutions. Mr. Kumar had one of the most illustrious careers in the Indian Administrative Service, spanning 35 years, heading various key government agencies with stellar integrity and transparency. He also served as Municipal Commissioner of Greater Mumbai Municipal Corporation.

Ashok Kurien

Mr. Ashok Mathai Kurien is Non-Executive Director of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. One of the Founder Promoters, Mr. Ashok Kurien, is one of the founders of ZEEL. He has been in the business of building brands for over 35 years, particularly in the fields of media and communications and now menstrual hygiene and water filters (without electricity) for the poor and marginalized. He has a keen eye for driving start-ups in emerging businesses and guiding them to size and scale. He is the founder and promoter of various business ventures including Ambience Advertising (sold to Publicis Groupe); Hanmer & Partners, one of India’s top-3 PR agencies; Livinguard Technologies, the world’s 1st self-disinfecting textiles, and a few other internet ventures.

Manish Chokhani

Mr. Manish Chokhani is Non-Executive Independent Director of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Mr. Manish Chokhani, Chartered Accountant and MBA from London Business School, is one of India’s most respected investors and financial experts. He was the MD & CEO of Enam Securities and led Enam’s $400 million merger with Axis Bank to create Axis Capital Limited (ACL) wherein he held the position of MD & CEO until November 2013. Mr. Chokhani is a member of SEBI’s Alternative Investment Policy Advisory Committee (AIPAC) and has served as the Chairman of TPG Growth India. He has been a visiting faculty member at IIM Kozhikode and has also served on the International Alumni Board and scholarship panels of London Business School. Currently, he is a Senior Advisor to the TPG Group.

Adesh Gupta

Mr. Adesh Kumar Gupta is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Adesh Kumar Gupta, is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and AMP from Harvard. He has a rich experience of almost 4 decades in corporate strategy, M&A, business restructuring, fund raising, taxation etc. During his 35 years in Aditya Birla Group, he held various senior positions in companies with varied businesses (including the position of whole-time Director & CFO). He was awarded the ‘Best CFO’ award by ICAI, IMA and Business Today. Post voluntary retirement from Grasim, Mr. Gupta ventured into business finance & corporate service space as the Designated Partner of Probizadvizor & Business Excellence LLP and is also an insolvency professional.

Sunil Sharma

Prof. Sunil Sharma Non-Executive Independent Director of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Prof. Sunil Sharma has earned a fellowship (Ph.D) in Business Policy from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Prof. Sharma’s specialization lies in strategic thinking under uncertainty, innovation management, and organisational capabilities. He teaches courses on strategic planning, implementation, consulting and professional service firms, and innovation in IIM-A. He was Chairperson of IIM-A oneyear program in Management from 2016-18. His most recent consulting assignments were with Competition Commission of India, BBNL, and a leading professional service firm on vision setting, organization structure, strategy implementation, business model, and partner governance.

Neharika Vohra

Prof. Neharika Vohra Non-Executive Independent Director of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited. Prof. Neharika Vohra, Professor of Oganisational Behaviour at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, holds two post-graduate degrees. A first ranker in graduation and a post-graduate in psychology, she also holds a Ph.D in social psychology from the University of Manitoba, Canada. She has been the recipient of various awards and recognition in her professional field including the ‘Best Teacher Award’ by the University of Manitoba, the ‘Young Psychologist Award’ by the International Union of Psychologists, the ‘Learning Luminary Award’ by OD Roundtable and the ‘Woman Achievers Award’ by FICCI Ladies Organisation.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Subhash Chandra

2,930,000

Punit Goenka

103,440,000

Rohit Gupta

--

Amit Goenka

--

Rajeev Kheror

--

Rajesh Sethi

--

M. Lakshminarayanan

14,970,000

Anurag Bedi

--

Sunil Buch

--

Sharada Sunder

--

Subodh Kumar

3,110,000

Ashok Kurien

3,140,000

Manish Chokhani

3,200,000

Adesh Gupta

3,380,000

Sunil Sharma

3,230,000

Neharika Vohra

3,110,000
As Of  31 Mar 2018