The Kings XI Punjab, a IPL team co-owned by Bollywood actress Preity Zinta, have appointed Satish Menon as the new CEO. Menon is a veteran with a cumulative experience of 35 years comprising print, television and sports marketing.
Menon has had stints with Mid-day, Zee TV, Zee News, Sahara Samay and TV 18 (Sport 18).
Besides Menon’s appointment, the franchise has named Rajeev Khanna as the Chief Operating Officer for the upcoming season of Indian Premiere League (IPL) according to a report in Indian Express.
A lawyer by profession, Rajeev comes with over 16 years of experience in the sport industry. He has previously headed operations for Rajasthan Royals and is currently also the advisor to the Rajasthan Government on sports. He has been associated with Kings XI franchise since 2016 as General Manager, Operations.
Commenting on their appointments, the co-promoters of Kings XI Punjab said, “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.”