Bharti Airtel announces two new CEOs for Consumer Business Group

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Marketing
Last updated : September 25, 2014 10:34 AM
Rajiv Rajgopal has been elevated to CEO, Broadband/ Data; Shashi Arora takes on the role of CEO, DTH/Media.

Telecommunication company Bharti Airtel announced the appointment of chief executive officers (CEOs) for its Broadband/Data and DTH/Media services. Rajiv Rajgopal and Shashi Arora, respectively, will take over the new mandate.

Prior to this, Rajgopal has led the successful integration of the circles of Kerala and Tamil Nadu (KTN), in addition to leading this leadership circle for the mobile business.

Arora has successfully led the mobile business for some of Airtel's largest circles -- Delhi and Upper North.

In their new roles, both Rajiv Rajgopal and Shashi Arora will report to K Srinivas, president, consumer business, Bharti Airtel.

Sanjay Kapoor, chief executive officer - India and South Asia, Bharti Airtel, says, "I welcome Rajgopal and Arora as we move into the next phase of our strategic transformation of creating an integrated customer-centric organisation. With their rich experience and understanding of the business, we are confident that they will further consolidate and build on our leadership, in both Broadband/Data and DTH/media verticals."

Both these verticals are part of the Consumer Business Group that will lead the overall strategy for the business-to-consumer segment (B2C), with a clear focus on customer experience, product and service innovation, and to build an ecosystem around the B2C services.

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