Bharti Airtel appoints Airtel Business head

06 June 2016 | Jason McGee-Abe

Bharti Airtel has today appointed Ashok Ganapathy as director of its enterprise arm, Airtel Business, effective July 1, 2016.

Airtel businessGanapathy, who has over 26 years’ experience across FMCG, retail, entertainment and telecom s sectors, will be tasked with driving the growth of Bharti Airtel's B2B portfolio that serves top corporations, government entities and other corporates with end-to-end solutions.

He will report to Gopal Vittal, CEO and managing director, India & South Asia, Bharti Airtel, who said: "I am delighted at the appointment of Ashok to lead Airtel Business, which is a key contributor to our growth. I am confident that his diverse experience will bring immense value to the portfolio that Manish has successfully built. I wish both Ashok and Manish the very best for their new roles.”

Having joined Bharti Airtel in May 2013 as the Hub CEO for Mumbai, Maharashtra, Goa & Gujarat circles, Ganapathy will from next month take over from Manish Prakash, who is moving into a new role as director of strategic alliances.