Punit Goenka, MD, and CEO, Zee Entertainment Ltd, has been elected as the new chairman of BARC India. Goenka will take over from Nakul Chopra, who completed his one-year tenure as chairman of the joint industry body. This is the second time that Goenka will take the responsibility of chairman of BARC India.
Shemaroo Entertainment Limited has appointed Sanjukta Ghosh and Nikhil Singh, both at the position of assistant vice president – international business. Singh and Ghosh will lead the content syndication business across digital, international television, OTT, and linear verticals. With an experience of over 14 years, Ghosh was previously with Star India. Singh joins Shemaroo from Indiacast Media where he was associate director.
Shibasish Sarkar has been elevated as group CEO – content, digital, and gaming in Reliance Entertainment. He joined Reliance Entertainment in 2007 as CFO, and then became chief operating officer.
Republic Media Network has appointed Dr Bhaksar Das as group president and elevated Vikas Khanchandani as group CEO of Republic Media Network. Khanchandani will now assume the responsibility of all the three network brands, Republic Television, Republic World Digital, and the upcoming Hindi news channel, Republic Bharat. Dr. Das was the president of Times of India Group and was the group CEO of Zee Media Network and executive president at Dainik Bhaskar Group.