STAR India’s Uday Shankar has been unanimously re-elected President of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) for a second term at the Foundation’s Annual General Meeting held in New Delhi on September 19, 2011.
Sunil Lulla, MD & CEO, Times Television Network, has been elected Vice-President. This post was till recently held by G Krishnan, who recently stepped down as CEO of TV Today Group. Punit Goenka, Managing Director, Zee News Ltd, has been elected Treasurer, a post which was held by Sunil Lulla.
At the AGM, the Board of Directors for 2011-12 was also reconstituted, which follows like this: Uday Shankar, CEO, Star India; Sunil Lulla, MD & CEO, Times Television Network; Punit Goenka, MD, Zee News; Haresh Chawla, Group CEO, Network 18; I Venkat, Director, Eenadu TV; Jawahar Goel, Zee Network; Jayant M. Mathew, Director, MM TV; KVL Narayan Rao, Executive Vice Chairman, NDTV Group; Man Jit Singh, CEO, MSM; Paritosh Joshi, CEO, STAR CJ Network India Pvt Ltd; Rajat Sharma, Chairman, India TV; and Siddharth Jain, VP & GM (Distribution & Business Operations), Turner International India & South Asia.
Also opted to the board were - K. Madhavan, MD, Asianet Communications, Markand Adhikari, Vice-Chairman & MD, Sri Adhikari Bros. Television Network, and Raj Nayak, CEO, Colors.
Special invitees to the IBF Board are - Monica Tata, VP & GM (Entertainment Networks), Turner International India & South Asia, and Manu Sawhney, MD, ESPN.