Forbes has appointed Naazneen Karmali as India Editor of Forbes Asia and Mumbai bureau manager for Forbes magazine. Karmali has been associated with Forbes for the past 10 years and most recently as a contributing editor.
She has profiled many of India’s billionaires and business leaders including the eighth richest man in the world, K.P. Singh of DLF, Suzlon’s Tulsi Tanti, vaccine developer Cyrus Poonawalla, and Forbes Asia’s Businessman of the Year 2007, K.V. Kamath, managing director and CEO of ICICI Bank. In her new role, Karmali will continue to cover India’s growing industries and companies, and the wealth of India’s richest individuals through the compilation of the annual Forbes India Rich List and Billionaire list.
Karmali was previously the managing editor of Business India before becoming its consulting editor. Karmali also sits on the India Advisory Board of non-profit organization, World Literacy of Canada.
"With Naazneen's full-time engagement comes more credibility in the Indian marketplace, as well as an enhanced ability to tell the Indian story to our Asia-Pacific readership," said Tim Ferguson, editor of Forbes Asia.