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Pradeep Dixit quits ETC

MUMBAI: Pradeep Dixit, CEO of fairly recent Zee Group acquisition ETC Networks Ltd, has put in his papers as of 28 February.

While Dixit is officially serving his notice period, he is to all intents and purposes out of ETC, industry sources say. Jagjit Singh Kohli, one of the original promoters of the company, has taken additional charge of the CEO portfolio.

Dixit, who joined ETC in November 1999 from telecom company Etisalat in Dubai, is headed back to the UAE, industry sources say. He will be heading programming at Evision, Etisalat's cable and broadband network.

indiantelevision.com was unable to contact Kohli as to what his immediate plans were for the network, which comprises predominantly music channel etc and regional language channel ETC Punjabi.



On the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the scrip opened the day at Rs 44.20 and ended at Rs 43.30 (down 2.04 per cent) - much below the 52-week high of Rs 98.60. The volume of shares traded was 21,857.

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