New Delhi, Feb 9: For the upcoming Indian Premiere League (IPL) season, Kings XI Punjab has appointed Satish Menon as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Rajeev Khanna as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the franchise, as per the media reports.
Satish Menon is a veteran in the media business with a total experience of 35 years comprising print, television and sports marketing. Menon has been the head of business with some of the top brands like Mid-day, Zee TV, Zee News, Sahara television and TV 18 (Sport 18), said the PTI report.
While Rajeev brings with him over 16 years of experience in the sport industry and a lawyer by profession. He has previously headed operations for Rajasthan Royals and is currently also the advisor to the Rajasthan Government on sports.
Rajeev Khanna has been associated with Kings XI franchise since 2016 as General Manager, Operations. (IPL 2017 to start on April 5)
Commenting on the appointments, the co-promoters of Kings XI Punjab said that, "Satish and Rajeev were a natural choice for the roles of CEO and COO based on the expertise in their respective fields. We are confident that their rich experience will bring immense value to the team."