The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced the appointment of Rahul Johri as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on the basis of Lodha Panel recommendations.

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Rahul resigned as the Discovery Networks Asia Pacific’s Executive Vice-President and General Manager for South Asia in February.

Commenting on the appointment, BCCI President, Shashank Manohar, said, “We are pleased to have Rahul with us and are sure his vast experience and knowledge will benefit the board. His vision, guidance and support will contribute towards the successful working of the BCCI.”

BCCI Secretary, Anurag Thakur said, “We welcome Rahul aboard and wish him luck for his new role at BCCI. In the past one year, BCCI has undertaken various initiatives aimed towards transforming the working of BCCI in order to make the functioning more robust. This endeavor is another initiative of the board aimed in the same direction and will mark as one more milestone towards strengthening the professional working of the BCCI.”