Following the departure of Shiv Kumar Menon, Kunal Mukherjee, chief manager, corporate team, Zoom TV, has been appointed the marketing head of the lifestyle and glamour channel. Mukherjee will continue to be based in Mumbai and will report to MK Anand, business head, Zoom.
Mukherjee he has been handling Zoom’s strategy and business activities for the last two years and will continue to handle the corporate team as well. He was previously group brand manager, S-Group at TAM for two and a half years.
Menon plans to start his own venture: a brand consulting agency, Speech Blurb, for which he has partnered with Razia Kunj and Vinod Kunj. Menon will complete his notice period at Zoom on January 31.
Menon will be responsible for strategic planning and implementation for the new brand agency. Razia Kunj will be looking after the creative functions and Vinod Kunj will be looking after the creative strategies.
Menon began his career in 1991 and has eighteen years’ experience in the media industry, having been associated with organisations like Contract, Unilever and Leo Burnett. He spent two years with Zoom.