Ashok Venkatramani, CEO, ABP News Network, has been elected as the new President of News Broadcasters Association at the NBA Board Meeting. He was earlier the Vice President and Director on the Board of the News Broadcasters Association of India and chaired their HR and Sales sub-committees and has succeeded Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, India TV.
Speaking to exchange4media, Venkatramani said, "NBA has done some wonderful work and has become a very respectable and strong institution. My effort will be to continue the good work that NBA has been doing." He started his career with Unilever, having been with them for 19 years, working on the foods and personal care side of the business in sales, marketing and general management roles. He was the Vice President and Business Head – Skincare for Unilever in India before moving into his current role of the CEO - ANN – an ABP Group company (formerly a News Corp International and ABP joint venture) which runs India’s largest news TV network.