COAI appoints Vodafone India's Sunil Sood as chairman

15 Jun 2018
Daily News

Vodafone India CEO Sunil Sood to chair COAI

Indian telecoms industry body COAI has appointed Vodafone India managing director and CEO Sunil Sood as chairman and Bharti Airtel COO Ajai Puri as vice chairman.

Sood was vice chairman of the industry body for the last two years. He succeeds Bharti Airtel MD and CEO for India and South Asia, Gopal Vittal.

Puri has been with Bharti Airtel since 2004 and has held several senior leadership positions.

The new leadership was announced at COAI's annual general body meeting for the financial year held on June 8.

On the appointments, COAI director general Rajan S Mathews said: “We would like to thank our leadership for their guidance and support during one of the most challenging periods in the telecoms sector and further express confidence in their ability to steer the association and the sector towards long term health and stability. “

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Liu has more than 25 years of experience in the satellite, telecommunications and technology sectors, covering areas in sales, marketing, product and business development.

She has worked in Singapore, South China and Hong Kong, and has held senior management positions at ABS, Intelsat, PanAmSat and Hong Kong Telecom.

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NTT Communications, the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, has appointed Takuya Enoshima as its director of planning, global business. Enoshima currently serves as president of NTT Korea.

Hideaki Niikura, who currently serves at NTT Singapore, will replace Enoshima as president of NTT Korea.

Both appointments takes effect June 11, NTT Com said.

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