December 26, 2014 12:02 PM ET


Company Overview of Kasturi and Sons Limited

Company Overview

Kasturi and Sons Limited publishes The Hindu newspaper. The company’s publications include The Hindu Business Line, a business daily; The Sportstar, a weekly sports magazine; Frontline, a fortnightly features magazine; Survey of Indian Industry, an annual review on Indian industries; Survey of Indian Agriculture, an annual review on Indian agriculture; Survey of the Environment, an annual review of the environment; Indian Cricket, an annual record book on Cricket; and The Hindu Index, a monthly and cumulated annual. It also offers special publications, such as THE HINDU SPEAKS ON Libraries; and Mahatma Gandhi - The Last 200 days. The company was founded in 1878 and is based in Chennai, India...

859-860 Anna Salai

Chennai,  600002


Founded in 1959


91 44 2841 3344


91 44 2841 5325

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Kasturi and Sons Limited Key Developments

Kasturi and Sons Limited, Board Meeting, Aug 20, 2014

Kasturi and Sons Limited, Board Meeting, Aug 20, 2014. Agenda: To consider the board appointments.

Kasturi and Sons Limited Appoints Rajiv C. Lochan as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Effective from June 1, 2014

Kasturi and Sons Ltd. announced the appointment of Rajiv C. Lochan as the managing director and chief executive officer. Lochan, who was partner with McKinsey and Co., will take over the new position on 1 June and lead the non-editorial operations at Kasturi and Sons. At McKinsey, Lochan helped cultural transformation of organizations in addition to focusing on the social sector, primarily rural economic development and financial inclusion. The post of the chief executive was lying vacant ever since Arun Anant quit the position in October 2013 along with The Hindu's editor Siddharth Varadarajan.

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