Mukund Padmanabhan appointed Editor of The Hindu
Mukund Padmanabhan has been appointed the Editor of The Hindu. Prior to this, he was Editor of The Hindu Business Line. The decision was taken by the Board of Directors of Kasturi & Sons Ltd, at its meeting on March 23, 2016.
Meanwhile, Raghavan Srinivasan, Senior Associate Editor of The Hindu Business Line, has been elevated to Editor of the business newspaper. Both the appointments are effective immediately.
Padmanabhan had taken over as the Editor of The Hindu Business Line in August 2012, before which he had worked for The Hindu for 15 years.
Prior to joining The Hindu, Padmanabhan had worked for Sunday, the weekly magazine in Kolkata and The Indian Express, where he wrote editorials and oversaw many of the newspaper’s supplements, including the Sunday Magazine, Literary Review and Metro Plus.
The Kasturi & Sons Ltd Board placed on record its appreciation of the contribution of Suresh Nambath, National Editor of The Hindu, in managing the editorial transition smoothly and efficiently, drawing on the team strengths of the newspaper.