News: Airtel names its new CIO

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Airtel names its new CIO

In his new role, Pradipt Kapoor will drive Airtel’s overall Engineering strategy and be a key player in helping realize the company’s digital vision.
Airtel names its new CIO

Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s premier communications solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Pradipt Kapoor as Chief Information Officer (CIO). 

In his new role, Pradipt will drive Airtel’s overall Engineering strategy and be a key player in helping realize the company’s digital vision. He will be a member of the Airtel Management Board and report to Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO, Bharti Airtel.

Welcoming Pradipt to Airtel, Gopal Vittal stated, “Airtel has always been a magnet for top global talent and we are delighted to have Pradipt on board. He is an accomplished engineering leader and believes in creating value by enabling technology that is focused on outcomes. I am confident his experience will add immense value to Airtel’s digital vision. I wish him the very best.”   

Pradipt takes over from Harmeen Mehta.

Gopal Vittal added: “Harmeen has contributed immensely to Airtel’s digital transformation and helped build solid Engineering capabilities within the organization. On behalf of everyone at Airtel, I thank Harmeen and wish her the very best in her future endeavours.”

Pradipt’s most recent assignment was at A.P. Moller - Maersk where he was Global Head of Products and Solutions Engineering for a 3,000 strong organization. Prior to this, he spent over a decade at SITA Inc. (U.K.) running Products Engineering. He has also had formative experience as an entrepreneur.  It is this deep expertise which the telecommunications major is hoping to leverage with his appointment.

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