Mumbai : Network18 today (28th Sep)formally welcomed former Economic Times Editorial Director Rahul Joshi as its CEO-News and Group Editor-in-Chief.
Network18 Chairman Adil Zainulbhai also announced that Mr. Senthil Chengalvarayan, Editor-in-Chief, Business Newsroom, had decided to move on. Mr. Zainulbhai formally introduced Mr. Joshi to the company’s employees in Mumbai and said they would be in Delhi on Wednesday.
“As the CEO-News and Group Editor-in-Chief, Rahul will spearhead — and ultimately drive with ‘ownership mindset’ — all aspects of our company’s rich and diverse portfolio.
“For this to succeed, he would need the complete support of each one of you, especially from co-owners and leaders of each business and editorial products,” Mr Zainulbhai said in an e-mail to the company’s employees.
“Please join me in extending a warm welcome to Rahul – we look forward to your success and promise to do everything we can for that to happen. Let us all commit to co-create unmatched value creation,” he said.
“Senthil, who I consider as a valued colleague and a friend, had a raft of contributions over the last 21 years. They hardly need reiteration,” he said. “This is a moment to say ‘a big thank you’ and to join together in wishing Senthil the very best in what he undertakes hereon,” he added.
Mr. Chengalvarayan, who was with the company since its formative days, said, “Network18 has been like my family for over two decades and I leave with warm memories. I would like to thank all my colleagues for the tremendous support I received from them through my time here. Given its people and leadership, Network18 will continue to retain its dominant position and scale new heights.”