CEO, Reliance Sports
Sundar Raman is a Sports Administrator and Management professional with over two decades of formidable professional and leadership experience across Sports, Advertising, Sponsorship and Media Management. He was with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and was the Chief Operating Officer of the highly-successful Indian Premier League (IPL) from its inception in 2008 to 2015. He was also the Chief Executive of Champions League T20 (CLT20). He joined Reliance Industries (RIL) to head the group's sports ambitions as its Chief Executive Officer in November 2015. He also serves as Director of Reliance Foundation Youth Sports (RFYS) aimed at building a sustained grassroot sports eco system in India. RIL is involved in multiple sports, including cricket, football, basketball, tennis and golf - directly or through joint ventures. Sundar Raman is responsible for consolidation and integration of RIL's sports portfolio, including its Foundation activities in sports. In addition to the existing sports properties of RIL, he will be driving newer avenues of growth in sports.