Suresh Nambath appointed as the next Editor of ‘The Hindu’

Suresh Nambath

Suresh Nambath  

He will take over from Mukund Padmanabhan on March 1, 2019.

The Board of Directors of The Hindu Publishing Group on Monday unanimously appointed Suresh Nambath as Editor of The Hindu  with effect from March 1, 2019. He will succeed Mukund Padmanabhan, who has been Editor of the newspaper from March 2016 and will retire on February 28, 2019.

Over the past 22 years, Mr. Nambath has engaged himself in various aspects of bringing out an iconic newspaper, which is now 140 years old. He has played a coordinating and leadership role on the news as well as editorial and opinion sides.

Mr. Nambath joined The Hindu as Principal Correspondent covering Tamil Nadu politics in October 1996; served as Tamil Nadu Bureau Chief between July 2006 and February 2012; and was promoted to Senior Associate Editor and Coordinating Editor in March 2014. He has been the National Editor of The Hindu since October 2015, and deputising for the Editor in his absence.

The Board of Directors of The Hindu Publishing Group, commending Mr. Nambath’s leadership capabilities, particularly his integrity, sharp political perspective, and many-sided journalistic experience, recognised that he is best placed to steer The Hindu editorially to a bright future. The Board wished Mr. Nambath the very best.

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