Avinash Pandey has been elevated as the chief executive officer of ABP News effective 2 January 2019. Pandey was COO at ABP News prior. He had joined the network in 2005.
D.D. Purkayastha, MD and CEO, ABP, said, “Avinash has rendered invaluable services during the past 13 years of tenure in the organisation. Wishing him success in the new role. We are proud of our success and look forward to the next chapter of growth under Avinash’s dynamic leadership.”
Pandey said, “I am delighted and thankful to the board of directors of ANN for bestowing such faith in me. ABP News has been consistently setting benchmarks in the media and entertainment industry for innovation and growth in India, which is one of the world’s fastest growing markets. The convergence of telecom, media and technology is one of the major drivers of the industry and India’s media ecosystem has reached an inflection point. Am looking forward to taking the channels to the next level in these exciting times.”