Reliance Communications Appoints a BITS Pilani Alumnus as Its CEO
Reliance Communications has recently appointed Vinod Sawhny, a BITS-Pilani Alumnus and a Bharti Group Veteran, as its CEO for its business across the world.
Mr. Sawhny worked with Bharti Group as its member of the Bharti Airtel Management Board, for over 10 years. He has also served Bharti Group in various other roles such as Joint President, Airtel Enterprises, Executive Director and CEO, Airtel Mobility, and President and COO of Bharti Retail.
An XLRI (Jamshedpur), Mr. Sawhny has over 30 years of experience in telecommunications, retail, and consumer durables.
Gurdeep Singh, currently serving as CEO wireless, has been appointed as CEO by Reliance Communications in consumer business, which comprises wireless, DTH and consumer broadband. The consumer business includes over 70% of the company’s revenue and other operating profits.
Reliance communications has also formed a board which will comprise senior management of the company. Vinod Sawhny, Gurdeep Singh, Punit Garg, Bill Barney, Suresh Rangachar (president IT and services), Manikantan Iyer (CFO) and Amit Das (president, human resources).
This post was contributed by Alok kumar Singh,askiitians expert