Subhash Chandra resigns as chairman of Zee Entertainment Enterprise Board


Subhash Chandra has resigned as the Chairman of the Zee Entertainment Enterprises’ board and will continue as non-executive director. The Board accepted his resignation and noted that this is in line with the requirements of Regulation 17 (lB) of SEBI Listing Regulations, which inter alia mandates that the Chairperson of the Board shall not be related to the Managing Director or the Chief Executive Officer of the Company.

Subhash Chandra and his son Punit Goenka will continue on Zee Board as Essel Group representatives. Goenka is currently the MD and CEO of the company. Zee board appointed six independent directors, and all the appointments will have to be approved by the shareholders.

The Subhash Chandra-led Essel Group on 20 November said that it is planning to sell 16.5 per cent stake in its flagship ZEEL to financial creditors to meet its loan repayment obligations.