07 June 2016 Current Affairs: Ashok Ganapathy was on 6 June 2016 appointed as the Director of Bharti Airtel Ltd. He will take over the post with effect from 1 July 2016.
Ganapathy succeeds Manish Prakash as Director (Airtel Business). Prakash has been appointed as Director (strategic alliances). He will report to Gopal Vittal, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel.
In this new role, Ashok will be responsible for driving the growth of Airtel's B2B portfolio that serves top corporations, government entities and other corporates with end-to-end solutions.
Ashok Ganapathy : Ganapathy joined Airtel in 2013 as the Hub CEO for Mumbai, Maharashtra, Goa & Gujarat circles. Ganapathy has an experience of 26 years in FMCG, entertainment, retail and telecom sectors. He started his career with Hindustan Unilever in 1990 as a management trainee. He has a B. Tech degree from IIT, Madras and MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad.