Venkatramani new NBA president

MUMBAI: ABP News Network CEO Ashok Venkatramani has been elected as the new president of News Broadcasters Association (NBA). Venkatramani was earlier the vice president and director on the board of NBA India.

Venkatramani has replaced India TV chairman and editor-in-chief Rajat Sharma. Sharma will however continue to be a board member. Venkatramanialso chairs the sales and HR committee of NBA and has been with ABP since 2008. Prior to that, he was the vice president and business head for the consumer goods firm Unilever in India for 18 years.

The board has also elected India Today Group CEO Ashish Bagga as the vice president and Times Network MD and CEO M. K. Anand as the honorary treasurer.

Other board members include New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) executive vice chairperson K. V. L. Narayan Rao, TV18 chief executive, news, and group editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi, Zee Media group CEO Bhaskar Das, News24 chairperson and MD Anurradha Prasad and Mathrubhumi Printing & Publishing whole time director M.V. Shreyams Kumar.

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