Rahul Johri assumed the responsibility of the CEO in the year 2016. At that time, Shashank Manohar of Nagpur was the President of BCCI.
After assuming the post of Chief Executive Officer, Rahul Johri was working on several fronts in which he played a key role in selling IPL broadcaster rights Star India for Rs 16,348 crore.
Rahul Johri, the first chief executive of BCCI, submitted his resignation to the board some time ago but he will have to wait a little longer to be relieved of the post. Rahul Johri was appointed to the post in 2016 and after the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators moved in October last year, he decided to step down.
Board President Ganguly said that he has not yet received his resignation letter. He said, “When we get this (resignation letter), then we will see. Earlier, the source told PTI that Jauhari’s resignation will be accepted but it may take some time.
Rahul Johri was appointed to the post when Shashank Manohar was the BCCI President and Anurag Thakur was the Secretary of the Board.