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Zee Media CEO Sudhir Chaudhary quits to pursue entrepreneurial venture

Chaudhary was associated with Zee Media for over 10 years.

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Mumbai: News broadcaster Zee Media on Friday said its chief executive officer Sudhir Zee Media CEO Sudhir Chaudhary quits to pursue entrepreneurial venture.

Chaudhary was associated with the news broadcaster for over 10 years. His resignation was announced during the closing of business hours on 1 July 2022 in a regulatory filing by Zee Media Corporation without specifying the reason.

The filing puzzling stated that the company has initiated the process of nominating  Zee Media chief business officer Abhay Ojha as key managerial personnel in place of Chaudhary. However, as Indiantelevision.com reported on 19 June, Ojha had passed away due to a cardiac arrest. 

Also read: TV broadcast veteran & Zee Media's CRO Abhay Ojha passes away

As per a report by Newslaundry, the editors of Zee News, Zee Business and Zee 24 Taas will report to president – group strategy and innovation and WION will report directly to the publisher.  

Chaudhary’s decision to quit was a result of his own deliberations to start his own enterprise.

He was associated with Zee Media for over a decade. Zee Media owns and operates 14 news channels in ten different languages and is one of the largest news networks in the country.

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