PROFILE: New Airtel Managing Director – Arindam Chakrabarty

Arindam Chakrabarty is now the Airtel’s Acting Managing Director. He replaces Mr. V G Somasekhar who has been appointed Executive Operations Director of the SBU (Strategic Business Unit) clustering Zambia, Congo B, Malawi, Burkina, Niger, Chad, Madagascar and Seychelles.

Below is his Profile.

Masters in Management Studies
Bachelor of Engineering

Career History prior to joining airtel
DGM -BPL Mobile Communication Ltd (12 years)
Deputy Products Manager – Nerolac Paints Ltd
Engineer – Mazagon Dock Ltd

Date of Joining airtel Uganda
22 August 2011

Date of joining airtel India
13 Mar 2006

Journey within the organization
Chief Marketing Officer – Bharti airtel Ltd ( India)
Head – Marketing – Karnataka (2008-2010)
Head – Marketing – MPCG (2006-2008)
Marketing Director – airtel Uganda (August 2011 – May 2013)
Appointed Project Director for airtel Warid Merger in May 2013

Personal details
Interests: Reading and Travelling.
He is married to Shwetangna and has a son Ahaan

Arindam during some Airtel activities in the past.


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