After Gautam Thakar resigns, three top executives follow suit at Star Sports
According to media reports, post the exit of President and CEO of Gautam Thakar, Star Sports is bidding farewell to three more top executives from its team. Ashok Namboodiri, EVP and Business Head, Regional Sports Networks; Rajiv Mathrani, EVP and Head, Star Sports Marketing; Rupali Fernandes, EVP, Emerging Sports have all put in their papers.
Ashok Namboodiri joined Star Sports in 2016. Previously, he was with JK Helene Curtis in the role of Business Director. Mathrani was Chief Brand and Online Officer at Airtel before joining Star India as CMO in 2018. He had a stint at PepsiCo for five years. Rupali Fernandes has been with Star India since 1997.