Professional franchise-based motorsport league, X1 Racing League, on Friday announced the appointment of Ravi Krishnan as the chairman (non-executive) effective May 2019.

Ravi Krishnan is a key and prominent name in the business of sports, entertainment and media in India. He led global sports and media group IMG establish a foothold in the country back in 1995.

“We are delighted to welcome Ravi. His immense experience and strategic skills will help the league get future ready. Ravi has built IPs in sports, lifestyle and entertainment which are premier properties in the country today and we except his leadership to take us to similar heights,” Armaan Ebrahim, co-founder, X1 Racing League said.

Earlier, as managing director of IMG, Ravi was instrumental in creating properties such as the Sahara Cup, The Aircel Chennai Open, Lakme India Fashion Week and many more noteworthy events in India.

Currently Ravi is chairman and co-founder of KwanAbler which is focused on cross border opportunities in sport, media and entertainment

Source: Brandequity