HT Media’s soon-to-be launched business daily will have a deputy managing editor. The company has hired R Sukumar, Managing Editor of Business Today magazine, for this role. (Disclaimer: He was my ex-boss at Business Today). Sukumar will assist Raju Narisetti (former Wall Street Journal Europe editor) who has joined as the Managing Editor at the new business paper.
Sukumar has spent nine years at Business Today, and prior to that he was working with The Hindu Business Line, heading up their marketing pull-out Catalyst. Sukumar is an engineer by training from BITS, Pilani.