Sources have informed MediaNama that R. Sukumar is taking over from Raju Narisetti as the Editor of Mint, the financial paper from HT Media Ltd. Sukumar was previously the Managing Editor of Mint. He had joined Mint from Business Today, where he had been Managing Editor. More on him here.
Narisetti was the founding Editor of Mint, having joined the publication in April 2006, from the Wall Street Journal, Europe. We;re told he will be taking on an advisory role at the Hindustan Times. This caps off a year of changes at the top at the HT Media publication: earlier in September, Rajan Bhalla, the Publisher of Mint, had stepped down. It’s sister publication, the Hindustan Times, had appointed Sanjoy Narayan as the Editor in Chief in July.