Irakli Imnaishvili, an executive director of Rustavi 2 TV channel on Thursday announced his resignation, citing health issues after almost three years in the channel.
"When Rustavi 2 was facing the threat of physical destruction and disappearance, I was honored to be a member of the team that saved the 27-year-old broadcasting company”, he said in his social media post, wishing success to “great team” and stressed “I have to fully focus on my health now”.
Before moving to Britain from Georgia, Imnaishvili hosted a talk show on TV company Mze, having years of experience working as a BBC producer. For some time, he was providing consulting services to the management and editorial team of Imedi TV.
Imnaishvili moved to London in 2006 with his wife, journalist Natia Abramia.
When the European Court of Human Rights upheld the verdicts of Georgian courts in 2019 and returned the 100 percent of shares of Rustavi 2 to its former owner Kibar Khalvashi, Imnaishvili was invited to the channel.