G Ramprasad, CEO, Zee South has put in his papers after having been with the company for a little over a year. At Zee South, Ramprasad saw through the successful launch of Zee Tamil in October 2008. His next destination could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report.
Confirming his movement from Zee, Ramprasad said, “I am moving out of Zee and am considering quite a few options that are at hand.” He did not shed any light on whether he would continue to be in the media industry in his next assignment.
Prior to joining Zee, Ramprasad was with the Murugappa Group as CEO of the Parryware business, followed by President of TI Cycles of the same group, where he was instrumental in effecting a turnaround of TI Cycles after taking charge in April 2005. Prior to the successful stint of nearly nine years with the Murugappa Group, Ramprasad was with Hindustan Lever Ltd (now Hindustan Unilever) in the sales and operations functions. He had also been associated with Sara Lee in India.
Ramprasad, who graduated from IIM Calcutta in 1984, attended the Senior Executive Program of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA in 2001.
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