Joy Chakraborthy quits Zee Entertainment

MUMBAI: Zee Entertainment Enterprises executive director – revenue and niche channels Joy Chakraborthy has stepped down after a stint of six and a half years, to explore new vistas.

Along with heading the media sales, Chakraborthy was also the business unit head of niche channels which includes Zee Khana Khazana, Zee Café, Zee Studio, Zee Trendz, ETC and Zing.

Zee Entertainment Enterprises MD & CEO Punit Goenka said, “I have accepted his resignation with a heavy heart. He did lead a strong team at ZEE that will continue to be part of our family. The entire ZEE family wishes Joy all the success in his new endeavors.”

Chakraborthy added, “My journey at Zee for the past six & a half years has indeed been extremely rewarding and fruitful, which I shall cherish.  I am thankful to Zee for giving me the opportunity to explore and broaden my experience in diversified functions.  Now as I step out to expand my horizons within the media industry and take a leap of faith to venture into a world beyond Zee, I wish Zee – chairman, Punit as well as my colleagues – the very best. Since I will be at Zee for some time, I will indeed be ensuring a smooth transition of all my portfolios.”