CChairman, The Business Standard Ltd, India
T.N. Ninan is the Chairman of Business Standard Limited. He has been the editor of different newspapers and magazines over a quarter-century, leading radical change and achieving rapid growth in all of them under his stewardship. From 1986, he has been successively the executive editor of India Today, the editor of The Economic Times and of Business World, and most recently of Business Standard, where he has been the company chairman since 2009. He writes a widely-read Saturday column in Business Standard. He is the president of the Editors Guild of India, a trustee of Aspen Institute India, and a member of the Indo-German Consultative Group. He received the B.D. Goenka Award for excellence in journalism in 1992.