Kochi: The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) has named Manju Sara Rajan as its CEO.
The posting of new CEO comes ahead of the third edition of the three month-long Kochi Muziris Biennale 2016, scheduled to begin on December 12. 0
Earlier, the board of trustees, including Foundation President Bose Krishnamachari and Secretary Riyas Komu, had approved her appointment as the CEO.
Significantly, the top two KBF administrative posts, that of CEO and CFO, are now held by women at the art institution, which hosts the country's largest art exhibition, the Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB).
"South Asia's largest biennale, the 'People's biennale' will now be run by the young and bright Manju," Bose said in a release here.
As CEO, she will oversee the creative, financial and administrative management of various KBF activities, including its outreach and educational programmes.
She will be supported by the CFO, Treessa Jaifer, who has been managing finance since the beginning of the foundation, Riyas said.