Melt Update | 22 Dec | Sony and Zee Merge, New Entity to be Publicly Listed in India & MORE

Ritwika Gupta, December 22, 2021

Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson has roped in Anagha Bhojane as Head, Consumer Experience.

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Top News:

1. Sony and Zee Merge, New Entity to be Publicly Listed in India

Sony Pictures Networks India and Zee Entertainment Enterprises’ proposed merger has now been completed, reports campaign India. The two media companies signed agreements to combine their linear networks, digital assets, production operations and program libraries. The new combined company will be publicly listed in India.

2. Johnson & Johnson has roped in Anagha Bhojane as Head Consumer Experience

Johnson & Johnson has roped in Anagha Bhojane as Head Consumer Experience. Bhojane joins from Marico where she was Head – Media and Digital Marketing (India and Global Centre of Excellence). Before that, she headed media, digital and research at Asian Paints.

3. Media.Monks Ropes in Nikshit Shetty as VP

Media.Monks has roped in Nikshit Shetty as Vice President. He joins from OMD Worldwide where he worked as Digital Business Head (West) for more than 2 years. In his previous role, he was responsible for revenue lead, digital planning and strategy for OMD West.

4. Hero Motocorp Appoints Gunika Dua as GM, Marketing – Scooters

Hero Motocorp has appointed Gunika Dua as general manager marketing – scooters. She joins the automobile company from Pepsico, where she worked as associate director for more than 4 years and drove brand portfolio strategy, monitored portfolio evolution towards key goals and identified opportunities to accelerate growth in partnership with global & regional teams.

5. Snapdeal Appoints Himanshu Chakrawarti as President

Snapdeal has appointed Himanshu Chakrawarti as President of the company. Himanshu will lead various functions at Snapdeal to drive the company’s strategy and various growth-related and operational initiatives. Prior to joining Snapdeal, Himanshu was the CEO of Unlimited Fashion, Arvind Lifestyle Brands’ value fashion retail chain.