Gautam Chikermane, Executive Editor (Business), Hindustan Times has quit the organisation after a stint of four years and eight months. He had put in his papers in the second week of December 2012.
Confirming the news to exchange4media, Chikermane said, “I have resigned from Hindustan Times and am currently working as a columnist with Inc and also as Director, Financial Planning, Standards Board India.”
Talking about his stint with Hindustan Times, Chikermane said, “It was a very good experience with HT. I used to write my columns on political economy and global finance. I have also written a blog on religion.”
With more than 20 years of experience in the media industry, Chikermane is one of the prominent writers of financial and political columns. He started his career with Business Today as trainee reporter in 1992, evolving as Special Correspondent. He was elevated to Executive Editor of Outlook Money in March 1998. After six years with Outlook Money, he moved on to Financial Express in 2004 as Executive Editor. After a short stint of 10 months with Financial Express, he joined Indian Express as Editor, Special Projects, where he worked for three years.