Airtel welcomes its new CIO, Pradipt Kapoor
On Sunday, India's telecom major Bharti Airtel announced the appointment of Pradipt Kapoor as its Chief Information Officer (CIO).
As part of his new responsibility, Kapoor will drive Airtel's overall engineering strategy and be a key player in helping realize the company's digital vision, Bharti Airtel said in a statement.
Kapoor will drive Airtel's overall engineering strategy and be a key player in helping realize the company's digital vision, Bharti Airtel said in a statement
Pradipt will also play a key role in Airtel Management Board and report to Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO, Bharti Airtel.
Previously, Kapoor's was at A.P. Moller - Maersk, as the Global Head of Products and Solutions Engineering. Before this role, Pradipt spent over a decade at SITA Inc (U.K.) running Products Engineering. He has also had formative experience as an entrepreneur, said the statement.
He succeeds Harmeen Mehta as the CIO.
Commenting on the assignment, Bharti Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal said: "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."