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Rajiv Mathrani quits Star Sports

He was serving as EVP & head, Star Sports marketing.

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NEW DELHI: Rajiv Mathrani has decided to move on from Star Sports. He was serving as EVP & head, Star Sports marketing.

Sources close to the development have confirmed the news.

The news comes right after the high profile exit of Star Sports CEO Gautam Thakar.

Mathrani joined Star Network in 2018, prior to which he was serving as chief brand and online officer at Airtel between 2015 and 2018. He has also worked at Pepsico between 2010 and 2015. During this stint, Mathrani worked on snacks category, beverages and innovation. He also worked on the Asia, middle east and Africa region.

Mathrani has over two decades of experience and has also worked at Marico, Citibank and GSK.

Along with Mathrani, two other top executives have also called it quits. Ashok Namboodiri who was working as executive vice president, business head – regional sports network and Rupali Fernandes executive vice president - emerging sports have put down their papers. While Namboodiri joined the network in 2016, Fernandes was associated with it for nearly two decades.

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