The Fifteenth Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) was held in New Delhi today. In the IBF Board of Directors meeting thereafter, Uday Shankar, CEO, STAR India was elected as the Foundation’s President.
The IBF Board also elected Punit Goenka as Vice President - Measurement, N P Singh as Vice President – Distribution, Rajat Sharma as Vice President – Strategic Affairs and Rahul Johri as Treasurer.
On being appointed IBF President, Shankar said, “I am privileged to be trusted by the members of IBF to lead the industry body at a critical juncture when the industry needs to leap to the next level by working collaboratively with the Government and other stake holders”. Shankar also added, “Punit Goenka would have been my personal preference for the President’s role since I have already done a stint as IBF president. However, in view of Punit’s existing commitment to BARC, he proposed that I hold the reigns at IBF.”