T N Ninan
Chairman, Business Standard Limited
Chairman, Ananta Aspen Centre, India
T. N. Ninan is currently Chairman of Business Standard Ltd. and the Chairman of the Ananta Aspen Centre. In an illustrious career spanning a quarter-century in the media, Mr. Ninan has been at the helm of several news organisations. He was the editor of Business Standard (also its publisher from 1996), the Economic Times and Business World, bringing about radical change and achieving rapid growth in all of them during his stewardship. He was also the Executive Editor at India Today in the 1980s, and a television commentator on economic and business issues. Mr. Ninan has been President of the Editors Guild of India, and Chairman of the Media Committee at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He is currently a Board member of the World Editors Forum. He is also a recipient of numerous awards, including the B.D. Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism.