TN Ninan has retired as Chairman and Director of Business Standard Private Limited. He has been associated with the company for close to three decades, first as Editor, then as Editor and Publisher and for the last 12 years as Chairman and Director of the company.
Ninan played a crucial role in building the Business Standard brand over the years. His contribution in creating a quality platform that upholds independent journalism and runs on ethical business practices remains unparalleled. His popular weekly column “Weekend Ruminations” will continue to appear every Saturday. He will also be available for editorial guidance and advice.
Uday Shankar, former chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Star India and president of Walt Disney Asia Pacific, has joined the board as Non-executive Director.
Shivendra Gupta has been appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Prior to this, he was the CEO of the company.
AK Bhattacharya has been appointed as Executive Director and Editorial Director of the company. He was earlier the Editorial Director and before that the Editor of the newspaper.