Mumbai: Telecom major Bharti Airtel Ltd on 20 March announced a change in the operational leadership structure and roles in the company, effective from 1 April.
Rajan Bharti Mittal would relinquish his position as joint managing director and would continue as a non-executive director on the board of the company, while Akhil Gupta would step down as CFO and continue as joint managing director, the company said in a filing with the Bombay Stock Exchange.
At the operational leadership level, Manoj Kohli would be the president and CEO in the India and Saarc region for the company.
Kohli would lead the company toward becoming a benchmark in innovative practices, operational efficiency and customer value, and would be responsible for business strategy, operations and its report to the chairman and managing director, it said.
Making the announcement, Bharti Enterprises chairman & Group CEO Sunil Bharti Mittal said in a separate statement: “As we strengthen and build Bharti Enterprises as a truly diversified conglomerate of the future, it is important to strengthen the existing business roles and responsibilities at Bharti Airtel.”
These changes will further empower the team at Bharti Airtel, drive it toward a stronger market share and take forward Bharti’s entrepreneurial ethos with an enhanced professional culture, he said.