The Indian Cricket Board's first ever CEO Rahul Johri, who was appointed on the recommendation of the Justice Lodha Committee, on Wednesday took charge of the position in the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai.
Welcoming Johri on board, BCCI extended its warm wishes to the new Chief Executive Officer.
"BCCI extends a warm welcome to CEO Mr. Rahul Johri who takes charge from on Wednesday," BCCI wrote on its Twitter handle.
BCCI extends a warm welcome to CEO Mr. Rahul Johri who takes charge from today. pic.twitter.com/TtwsvCjmHL- BCCI (@BCCI) June 1, 2016
Johri will be based at the Mumbai office, a statement from the Board had earlier stated.
Before joining BCCI, Johri last served as Discovery Networks Asia Pacific's Executive Vice-President and General Manager for South Asia.
With over 20 plus years of experience in the media industry, Johri was associated with Discovery Networks for the last 15 years and for the past eight years was leading South Asia operations.