Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 20 April 2016 appointed Rahul Johri as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Rahul Johri, who was last serving as Discovery Networks Asia Pacific’s Executive Vice-President and General Manager for South Asia, will take on his new role starting 1 June 2016 onwards. He will be reporting to the BCCI Secretary.
The creation of the post of the CEO was a change recommended by the three-member Lodha panel in its report in January 2016. The panel had stressed the need for the BCCI to separate its governance and management duties, with the CEO taking charge of the management side.
Rahul who carries 20-plus-year experience in the media industry was last associated with Discovery Network for 15 years and for the past eight years was leading South Asia operations.
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Who: Rahul Johri
When: 20 April 2016