In a regulatory filing, Sun TV said its board had approved the appointment of R Ravivenkatesh as non-executive independent director. Kaveri Kalanithi, wife of Kalanithi Maran, has been appointed as executive director of the company.
C Praveen, the present senior vice president of the company, has been appointed as chief operating officer (COO) with immediate effect. Vijaykumar has been a trusted lieutenant of Kalanithi as head of operations at Udaya TV, the group's Kannada channel. Praveen was with Surya TV before this elevation.