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Venky Mysore is Kolkata Knight Riders CEO - Sathish - 09-25-2010

Mumbai: Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) has appointed Venky Mysore as their new CEO and MD, a post that has been newly created ahead of the auction of players .

With over 25 years' experience in the financial services industry across several global markets, Mysore has held several senior positions in the United States,
Canada and Asia being India's country head of Sun Life Financial, Canada.

KKR principal owner Shah Rukh Khan said, "I feel that the time has come to take the KKR franchise to the next level and work towards globalising the sport and professionalising the franchise. The experience and skill that Venky brings will help us work towards our vision for building a world class franchise".

Mysore said, "KKR has demonstrated the passion for the game, strong commitment to the sport-loving community and a desire to professionalise the franchise. This is a very exciting opportunity for me and I look forward to building on the foundation that has been laid."