Mumbai : The Board of Control for Cricket in India on Wednesday announced the appointment of Rahul Johri as the Chief Executive Officer.
“I am honored at the opportunity to serve millions of Indian cricket fans. It will be my utmost endeavor to contribute to the Indian cricket. I am thankful to the President and Honorary Secretary of the BCCI for bestowing such faith in me. I look forward to everyone’s support to fulfill this tremendous responsibility,” said Rahul, who will take on his new role starting June 1 onwards.
With over 20 plus years of experience in the media industry, he was last associated with Discovery Networks for 15 years and for the past eight years was leading South Asia operations.
He will report to the honorary secretary of BCCI and will be based at Mumbai office.
Rahul brings with him immense experience and knowledge on board and will be responsible for the smooth functioning of operations, stakeholder management and building robust strategies for further promoting the sport.
Commenting on the appointment, BCCI President, Shashank Manohar, said: “We are pleased to have Rahul with us and are sure his vast experience and knowledge will benefit the board. His vision, guidance and support will contribute towards the successful working of the BCCI.” (ANI)