Dr Samir Shah: BBC gets its first Indian-origin chief

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Dr Samir Shah: BBC gets its first Indian-origin chief
London: India-born media executive Dr Samir Shah was on Thursday confirmed as the new BBC chairman after his selection cleared the stages of scrutiny to be approved by King Charles III this week.
Shah, who has worked in UK broadcasting for over 40 years, was picked as the government’s preferred candidate in December last year and went on to be quizzed by cross-party MPs of the House of Commons Media Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee for his pre-appointment scrutiny.

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The 72-year-old will take over from March 4 and stay at the position till March 2028.

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