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.
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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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