In a recent announcement, Epic Television Network has appointed Rajiee M Shinde as president. Previously, Shinde worked at PTC Network as chief executive officer and director.
In her latest role at Epic, Shinde has been entrusted with the responsibility of expanding the business and building the Epic network. A Dada Saheb Phalke Film Foundation Awardee, Shinde has an illustrious career and has led businesses to growth with a record of generating new revenue streams within the media landscape.
At PTC Network, Shinde was instrumental in establishing the network, while spearheading the launch of multiple channels. Under her leadership, PTC Punjabi became the No 1 Punjabi channel driven by her content expertise and has also led the launch of PTC Motion Pictures. She has also served as the business head of ETC Punjabi of the Zee Group and was responsible for the launch of the first ever Punjabi music channel of the country.
Speaking about Shinde’s appointment, Aditya Pittie, managing director, Epic Television Network, says in a press release, “I am delighted to welcome Shinde to the Epic family. She brings with her immense experience of establishing and building new businesses and is the perfect resource to have on board to drive our growth plans.”
Talking about her new role, Shinde, says in a press release, “I am happy to be a part of the Epic group and my primary role would be to expand the Epic brand into a network and a cluster of new channels. This role also presents me with a wider canvas to promote new and fresh talent on a national level.”
With a career spanning over two decades, Shinde has held various leadership positions both internationally and with leading media houses in India. A recipient of numerous awards and accolades for her contribution to the Media and Entertainment ecosystem, her notable awards include – FICCI Women Entrepreneur 2018, Women of the Decade in Media and Social Change by Women Economic Forum 2017 (WEF), Punjabi Icon Award 2017 by Punjabi Cultural Heritage Board, Mumbai, Excellence in Media in the BIMSTEC – SAARC WOMEN EMPOWERMENT FORUM 2017 organised by ASSOCHAM under MEA. She has also been conferred with Punjab State Brand Leadership Award 2017, among many others.
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