Zee News’ chief and head of sales India, Satish Menon has put in his papers. Kanta Advani who is director of Zee Network and head of Zee Cinema takes over from Satish Menon. The exact reasons for Mr. Menon’s decision are know to the media industry.
Mr. Menon, a former journalist, has been with Zee for around three years now. He was made head of the much hyped Zee Sports early last year. This was a part of the networks’ proposed foray into sports arena.
Zee Sports was looking to gain an entry into cricket through its company. Buddha Films, Zee Sports also picked up a 60 per cent stake in Churchill Club. According to the industry sources Zee Sports project has been shelved at this point in time.
According to the industry sources more employees are expected to quit soon.