Ashok Venkatramani, former CEO of ABP News Network, has joined Zee Media Corporation Ltd (ZMCL) as Managing Director. A source close to the development has confirmed the news to exchange4media.

We reached out to ZMCL for an official confirmation but didn’t get any response at the time of filing this news.

Venkatramani brings with him an experience of over 25 years in FMCG and broadcasting sectors. Prior to joining ZMCL, he also worked with ABP for over eight years. He joined ABP in 2008.

He has also worked for more than 19 years with Unilever, working on the foods and personal care side of the business in sales, marketing and general management roles. He was the Vice President and Business Head - Skincare for Unilever in India before moving in as the CEO of ABP News Network.

Venkatramani is the former President and Director on the Board of the News Broadcasters Association of India and Chaired their HR and sales sub-committees. – Exchange4Media