ZEE ropes in former Twitter India head as Chief Revenue Officer
Ex India Head of microblogging site Twitter has joined the ZEE5 the streaming service of ZEEL as their new Chief Revenue Officer.
Chief Executive Officer of ZEE5, Tarun Katial welcomed him on Twitter, he said, “@taranjeet24 Welcome to @ZEE5India! Look forward to great value creation ZEE5 India appoints Taranjeet Singh as CRO and Business Head - New Projects.”
The CEO is banking on Taranjeet’s immense experience in the media sector across digital, television and print. “His robust track record and insights will go a long way in advancing ZEE5 India’s focus to achieve new milestones,” said Katial.
Before this, Taranjeet Singh was leading the India business for Twitter where he worked four years. In September 2018, he announced his resignation via a tweet on the microblogging website. He didn’t mention the reason for his exit.
Taranjeet headed Twitter India for close to four years working with brands and agencies to increase their commercial opportunities and leading overall Twitter operations in India. During the period, he helped double the user base in India for the microblogging platform to nearly 30 million users. During his career, he also saw the launch of "Twitter Lite," a more accessible, faster and affordable way to get real-time information.
Singh has over 20 years of sales and business development experience. Before joining Twitter, Singh spends close to a decade with BBC as head of advertising and Sales Director of South Asia.