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Xiaomi appoints Muralikrishnan B as India chief operating officer

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has appointed Muralikrishnan B as its India chief operating officer, Xiaomi’s Global VP Manu Jain tweeted on Friday. Muralikrishnan was previously the India head of eBay.in and later went on to become the COO of Jabong, the company that Jain co-founded in 2012.

Airtel announces senior leadership appointments for its B2B unit

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications service provider has announced senior leadership appointments for its B2B unit – Airtel Business. Ajay Chitkara has been appointed as Director and CEO - Airtel Business. In his new role, Ajay will spearhead Airtel Business as an integrated unit that will include both domestic enterprise and global enterprise operations of the company.

Bharti Infratel appoints S Balasubramanian as chief financial officer

Bharti Infratel, a leading global telecommunications company has appointed S. Balasubramanian as their chief financial officer (CFO) after Pankaj Miglani resigned from his position. The tower company in a regulatory filing said that Balasubramanian will take over the role of CFO from August 10.

Lenovo elevates its India chief marketing officer to Asia Pacific level

Chinese PC maker Lenovo said it has elevated its India head of marketing Bhaskar Choudhuri as the chief marketing officer of Asia Pacific. "Bhaskar Choudhuri has succeeded Nick Reynolds as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Lenovo Asia Pacific, and is responsible for elevating Lenovo''s brand across the region," Lenovo said in a statement.

COAI appoints Vodafone CEO Sunil Sood as Chairman

Telecom industry body COAI today said it has appointed Vodafone MD and Chief Executive Officer Sunil Sood as its new Chairman and Bharti Airtel COO Ajai Puri as vice-chairman. The new leadership was announced at COAI''s annual general body meeting for the financial year held today.

Oppo appoints Charles Wong as new India president

Chinese handset maker Oppo on Monday appointed Charles Wong as its new India president to drive growth and to better compete with Xiaomi, which is the market leader. The company said that Wong will be responsible for steering its expansion in India and achieve "the company’s vision to be a leader in the market."

Airtel Payments Bank appoints Anubrata Biswas as MD & CEO

Airtel Payments Bank today said that it has appointed Anubrata Biswas as its Managing Director & CEO. In his new role, Anubrata will be responsible for driving Airtel Payments Bank’s mission of taking convenient and innovative digital banking services to the doorstep of every Indian.

Sterlite Tech appoints Kumud Srinivasan to its Board of Directors

Sterlite Tech, an end-to-end global technology leader in smarter digital networks, today announced the appointment of Kumud Srinivasan from Intel Corporation to its Board of Directors with effect from May 22, 2018. Kumud is Vice President and Director of Non-Volatile Memory Fab Manufacturing and Automation Systems at Intel Corporation.

MTNL gets full time CMD after 4 years

The government has confirmed appointment of P K Purwar as chairman and managing director (CMD) of public sector telecom firm MTNL. "PK Purwar is confirmed as CMD, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited for the balance period of his tenure after expiry of first year on March 2, 2018," the Department of Telecom said in its order dated May 15, 2018.

China-based Transsion appoints Arijeet Talapatra as new CEO of India operations

On Tuesday, China-based technology company Transsion Holdings elevated its veteran employee Arijeet Talapatra as the new CEO of its India operations. Talapatra is currently Senior Vice President-National Head of sales, distribution and retail.

Qualcomm appoints Rajen Vagadia as country manager of Qualcomm India

Qualcomm Incorporated announced the appointment of Rajen Vagadia as country manager of Qualcomm India. Vagadia’s appointment will be effective immediately and he will be reporting directly to Jim Cathey, senior vice president and president of Asia Pacific and India.

Aircel chief executive officer Kaizad Heerjee resigned

Aircel chief executive officer (CEO) Kaizad Heerjee has resigned from his position, marking the exit of a man widely credited with turning around the mobile phone operator before it ran into financial stress as competition intensified with the entry of Reliance Jio.

Former Bharti Airtel India CEO Sanjay Kapoor appointed to Saudi Telecom board

Sanjay Kapoor, former chief executive officer of India & South Asia operations at Bharti Airtel, has been elected as a non-executive member on the board of the Saudi Telecom Company.

Intex appoints Rajiv Bakshi as Chief Marketing Officer

Device maker Intex Technologies has appointed Rajiv Bakshi as its Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), the company told in a statement on Monday. Bakshi will be responsible for Intex’s go-to-market strategy for mobile and consumer durables. He will lead the generation of consumer insights for product development and planning, augment sales and distribution network across the general trade, E-commerce portals, large format stores and company branded retail network.

MediaTek appoints Anku Jain as chief representative of company’s India operations

MediaTek Inc. has announced the appointment of Anku Jain to the role of chief representative of MediaTek India. Since joining MediaTek 14 years ago, Jain has played an important role in developing MediaTek’s operations in India. He most recently served as senior director and head of MediaTek’s office in Noida. Jain will succeed Grant Kuo, who has announced his retirement after more than a decade at MediaTek India.

Infogain appoints Ayan Mukerji as new President and Chief Operating Officer

Infogain, a leading provider of technology solutions and services, has appointed Ayan Mukerji as President and Chief Operating Officer, responsible for Sales, Solutions and Operations. Reporting to CEO Sunil Bhatia, he will support and execute on Infogain’s vision of becoming a new age digital engineering services leader and its motto to “Engineer Business Outcomes” for its customers.

Messaging app WhatsApp looking for India head

Messaging app WhatsApp which has 1.3 billion users globally and its largest user base in India is looking for a country head.

Asus appoints Leon Yu as new regional head for India and South Asia

Taiwanese smartphone company, ASUS appoints Leon Yu, as the Regional Head for India and South Asia.

Bharti Airtel hires former NASA executive as Chief Data Scientist

India''s leading telecom operator, Bharti Airtel has appointed former NASA executive Santanu Bhattacharya as Chief Data Scientist to accelerate efforts around emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.

GlobalLogic appoints Jonathan Rothenberg as its new Sr VP of corporate development and mergers and acquisitions

Jonathan Rothenberg has over 20 years of M&A and investment banking experience, with specific expertise in technology and business services. He will report directly to GlobalLogic’s CEO, Shashank Samant