NDTV appoints former SEBI Chairman UK Sinha and business leader Dipali Goenka as Independent Directors

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U K Sinha and Dipali Goenka have been appointed Independent Directors of NDTV for a period of two years effective from March 27, 2023.

An overview of the news

  • The appointment is based on the recommendations of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, and subject to the approval of shareholders and the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

  • U K Sinha has also been designated as Non-Executive Chairperson of NDTV.

About U K Sinha 

  • UK Sinha, a former bureaucrat, served as the chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) between 2011 and 2017.

  • Prior to this, he was the Chairman and Managing Director at UTI Asset Management Company Private Limited for six years.

  • He has also served as Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Finance.

About Dipali Goenka

  • Deepali Goenka is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Welspun India Limited.

  • She is an accomplished global business leader known for her dynamism, entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to protecting the environment.

  • She has been recognized by Forbes as one of the most powerful women in Asia and India.

  • She was the co-chair at the India Economic Summit, 2017 organized by the World Economic Forum.

  • She was the chairperson of the Assocham Women's Council and is currently on the board of the World Economic Forum's Consumption Forum.

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