ZMCL said in a filing to the BSE: “This is to inform you that Mr. Ashok Venkatramani, has decided to pursue interest outside the Company and has accordingly resigned as Managing Director of the Company with effect from close of business on July 9, 2019.”
He had worked with Unilever for 19 years. He was also the Vice President and Business Head – Skincare for Unilever in India till 2008, before moving as the CEO of ABP News Network Pvt. Ltd which he headed until 2016. He was instrumental in turning around the ABP business and successfully managed the transition from Star brand to ABP.