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Inshorts CEO Azhar Iqubal Moves to Chairman Role; Deepit Purkayastha Becomes New CEO

Deepit Purkayastha, Co-founder & CEO, Inshorts

April 4, 2023: Inshorts today announced a transition in its executive leadership. Azhar Iqubal, who co-founded the company and has served as CEO since its inception, will be transitioning to the role of Chairman. Concurrently, Co-founder, Deepit Purkayastha, will assume the position of the CEO of the company.

In light of the transition, Azhar Iqubal, Co-founder & Chairman, of Inshorts, stated, “After leading the company for 11 years as CEO, I have decided to step into the role of Chairman of the company. My Co-founder, Deepit, who has been an instrumental part of our journey from the beginning, will take charge as the CEO of the company and I am excited to see him lead our company to even greater heights. I remain committed to our vision and mission of building a large and profitable internet company in India.”

Deepit Purkayastha, Co-founder & CEO, Inshorts, shared, “Azhar has led from the front through ups and downs. I thank Azhar on behalf of the company and I feel honored to take on the role of CEO to lead the company through the next phase of growth.”


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