SUNDAR RAMAN CEO OF IPL.October 11, 2020
Sundar Raman :
Sundar Raman is an Indian sports business professional. He is currently working with Reliance Industries Limited as its CEO – Sports. He was working for the Board of Control for Cricket in India and was the Chief Operating Officer of the highly successful Indian Premier League from its inception in 2008 to 2015.
|Born||1971/1972 (age 47–48)|
|Alma mater||PSG College of Technology|
|Occupation||CEO – Reliance Sports|
Personal life :
Raman was born in Madurai and then brought up by his parents in Trichy and Chennai along with his two elder brothers. He graduated from PSG College of Technology in Coimbatore with a degree in applied sciences. In 1993, Raman got post-graduate management degree in advertising & communications from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai.
Sundar Raman began his professional career in 1995 as a media planner with the erstwhile Hindustan Thompson Associates now J. In February 2008, Raman was officially appointed as IPL COO after a decade in strategic media thinking business working for brands such as Unilever, PepsiCo, Motorola, Samsung and Amex.
IPL Controversy :
Raman was at the helm of affairs when the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal was unearthed in 2013 involving some cricketers, Chennai Super Kings Team Principal and BCCI President, N Srinivasan‘s son-in-law, Gurunath Meiyappan, Vindu Dara Singh and a few other individuals. Raman maintained the stand that Meiyappan was not a team official during the ensuing investigation conducted by former Chief Justice Mukul Mudgal.
Sundar Raman is an Indian sports business professional. He is currently working with Reliance Industries Limited as its CEO – Sports.