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D. D. Purkayastha

D. D. Purkayastha

Managing Director & CEO, ABP, India

D. D. Purkayastha is the Managing Director & CEO of ABP. He oversees strategy and operations of the ABP Group.  He is a Cost and Management Accountant.   Mr. Purkayastha has spent 37 years in the Media Industry.

Under Mr. Purkayastha’s leadership ABP has grown to be the largest reached News Media of the country. ABP’s TV News Bouquet has the highest viewership among all Indian News Channels.  He has also led ABP to be the most diversified Media Company of the country. Mr. Purkayastha is regarded as a veteran in the IT Industry in India.

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