Amit Tripathi, Regional Manager, North, Zoom Television, has put in his papers and will be joining Zee News as National Sales Head shortly. He replaces Sanjay Dua, who was heading Ad Sales of Zee News and Zee Business, and had recently moved to the TV18 Group after a four-year stint. Tripathi will be reporting to Laxmi N Goel, Director, Zee News Group, and Vice-chairman, Essel Group of Industries.
Goel said that Tripathi would look after the Ad Sales function of Zee News and Zee Business. This will be Tripathi’s second stint with Zee. Goel added that the organisation was happy that Tripathi was coming on board once again.
Explaining the reason for returning to Zee News, Tripathi said, “It’s a bigger opportunity.”
In a career spanning 12 years, Tripathi has worked with Zee TV as Associate VP between 1994 and 2001. After that he worked with Sify as Regional Manager, North, for a year. He was also associated with Sahara TV as Senior Manager for two years before moving to Zoom Television.