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ZEEL appoints Shariq Patel as CEO of Essel Vision Productions

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MUMBAI: Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL), one of India's leading media and entertainment companies, has appointed Shariq Patel as the chief executive officer of Essel Vision Productions Ltd. Patel will report to ZEEL MD & CEO  Punit Goenka.

Along with its other leading businesses, film and television content production have been fundamental business verticals for the media conglomerate, both having immense growth potential.

Essel Vision Productions produces soap operas, reality TV, comedy, game shows, entertainment and factual programming in several Indian languages. 

Patel has more than 20 years of experience across various industries spanning financial services, radio, internet, telecom, sports management and films. He has earlier worked with Radio One 94.3 FM as Vice President, Marketing & Station Head, post which he had a short stint with Essel Sports as Senior Vice President, Marketing & Operations - Indian Cricket League. He then moved to Viacom 18 Media as Executive Vice President, (STUDIO18) Production before starting out with his own venture Trigno Media Pvt Ltd. His appointment further enhances ZEEL’s approach in strengthening its films and television content production arms.

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