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D. D. Purkayastha

D. D. Purkayastha

Managing Director & CEO, ABP, India

D.D. Purkayastha is the Managing Director and CEO of ABP. He oversees strategy and operations of the ABP Group.  A cost and management accountant, Purkayastha has spent 37 years in the media industry.

Under Purkayastha’s leadership, ABP has grown to be the largest reached news media in India. The brand’s TV News Bouquet has the highest viewership among Indian news channels. Purkayastha is regarded as a veteran in the IT Industry in India. He has led ABP to be one of the most diversified media companies in the country.

Purkayastha is the chairperson of INFOCOM, the country's largest ICT exhibition, and is on the Board of ANN (ABP News Network Private Ltd), WAN-IFRA and INMA. He is also Special Advisor to the President of WAN-IFRA.