Raj Jain, chief executive officer at Bharti Retail Ltd, multi-brand retail venture of Bharti Enterprises, is set to replace Ravindra Dhariwal at India’s largest media company Bennett, Coleman and Company Ltd (BCCL). Dhariwal is the CEO (publishing) and executive director at the company that publishes The Times of India and The Economic Times newspapers. Two people familiar with the development said Jain will join BCCL in a couple of months. “Jain is a great choice. He has had an illustrious career. He has worked for HUL (Hindustan Unilever Ltd) and was head of Whirpool India and later Wal-Mart too,” said one of the persons mentioned above. The two people asked not to be identified because the announcement is yet to be made.
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