Indus Towers appoints Sunil Sood as further director on its board, Telecom Information, ET Telecom

MUMBAI: Former Vodafone India chief govt Sunil Sood has joined the board of Indus Towers as a further director within the capability of non-executive non-independent director from June 30.

In a submitting on the Bombay Inventory Change Thursday, the corporate knowledgeable that Sood will maintain workplace as a further director until the date of the upcoming normal assembly and “being eligible has been advisable to the shareholders for appointment as a director liable to retire by rotation within the ensuing Basic Assembly”.

The corporate additionally stated that Balesh Sharma, the primary CEO of the merged Vodafone Thought, had resigned from the place of non-executive director with rapid impact.

Sood is a director on the board of Vodafone Group’s India three way partnership – Vodafone Thought Restricted (Vi) and Vodacom Group South Africa. He was the group business director, AMAP and Group M-Pesa Monetary Providers Director of Vodafone Group Providers from September 2018 to September 2020.

He was additionally a director of erstwhile Indus Towers Restricted and Safaricom-Kenya prior to now.

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In that capability, he managed the business operations and technique in addition to the innovation and transformation tasks for the Africa, Center East, Asia & Pacific Areas and as director- monetary providers, his function was to rework the enterprise from a meagre cell phone-based cash switch service to a digital, future-fit FinTech Platform.

He began his telecom journey with Vodafone in the summertime of 2000 and through the years has held a number of senior positions together with managing director and CEO for Vodafone India Restricted (April 2015- August 2018).

Sood started his profession within the FMCG business in varied roles throughout India and different rising markets in Africa and South-East Asia, together with the function of CEO of Pepsico in Bangladesh.

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