Business Standard has announced Shailesh Dobhal as its new editor. He succeeds Shyamal Majumdar, who retired recently.
Dobhal was earlier the organisation’s digital editor and had joined Business Standard in 2011.
Dobhal has played an important role in strengthening the organisation’s digital operations and building the newspaper. Before joining Business Standard, Dobhal was Senior Editor at The Economic Times and Associate Editor at Business Today.
The move points towards the organisation’s intention towards a digital transformation by appointing its digital editor as overall editor, a spokesperson from Business Standard said.