BCCI's First Ever Chief Executive Officer Rahul Johri Begins Innings

Updated: 01 June 2016 23:25 IST

Board of Control for Cricket in India welcomed its new chief executive officer Rahul Johri on board in Mumbai on Wednesday.

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Rahul Johri will start his BCCI assignment on June 1 and report to the BCCI secretary. © BCCI

Mumbai:

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.



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.

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Topics : Cricket BCCI
Highlights
  • Rahul Johri is the new BCCI chief executive officer
  • Before joining BCCI, Johri last served Discovery Networks Asia Pacific
  • He was the General Manager for South Asia at Discovery
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