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FIPP World Congress 2017 | Meet the speaker: Aroon Purie, India Today Group

Aroon Purie is the founding chairman and editor-in-chief of the India Today Group, India’s most respected and diversified media conglomerate. He'll be speaking at the 41st FIPP World Congress, taking place from 9-11 October in London.

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The India Today Group has more than 24 magazines including editions of leading international titles. Its flagship newsweekly, India Today and other Group publications are all market leaders. It also has four leading 24-hour news channels including the largest Hindi news channel, 3 radio stations, a newspaper and strong digital, mobile and social media presence. Through its multiple media brands and platforms, the India Today Group reaches more than 225 million people every month.

An alumnus of the London School of Economics and a qualified Chartered Accountant, Aroon has served on the Board of many prestigious institutions in India and abroad. He was chairman of FIPP from 2009 to 2011 and was the first Asian to be given this honor. 

A true pioneer, Aroon has been instrumental in changing the face of journalism in India and was awarded the Padma Bhushan – amongst India’s highest civilian honours – by the President of India in 2001.

Aroon will speak at the 41st FIPP World Congress, 9-11 October 2017 in London, the UK. Meet him there. 

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