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    Rajiv Rajgopal takes over as CEO-Broadband/ Data and Shashi Arora as CEO-DTH/Media
    New Delhi, August 10, 2011: Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications company, has announced the appointment of CEOs for its Broadband/Data and DTH/Media services. Both these verticals are part of the Consumer Business Group that will lead the overall strategy for the Business-to-Consumer segment (B2C), with a clear focus on customer experience, product and service innovation and building an ecosystem around the B2C services.
    Rajiv Rajgopal is the CEO- Broadband/Data. Prior to this, he has led the successful integration of the circles of Tamil Nadu and Kerala (KTN), in addition to leading this leadership circle for the mobile business.
    Shashi Arora is the CEO-DTH/ Media services. Prior to this, he has successfully led the Mobile business for some of Airtel’s largest circles - Delhi and Upper North.
    Making the appointment, Sanjay Kapoor, CEO-India & South Asia, Bharti Airtel said, “As we move into the next phase of our strategic transformation of creating an integrated customer centric organization, I am delighted to welcome Shashi and Rajiv to be part of this landmark endeavour. With their rich experience and understanding of the business, we are confident that they will further consolidate and build on our leadership in both Broadband/Data and DTH/media verticals.”
    In their new roles, both Rajiv Rajgopal and Shashi Arora will report to K Srinivas- President, Consumer Business, Bharti Airtel.
    About Bharti Airtel Limited
    Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa. The company offers mobile voice & data services, fixed line, high speed broadband, IPTV, DTH, turnkey telecom solutions for enterprises and national & international long distance services to carriers. Bharti Airtel has been ranked among the six best performing technology companies in the world by Business Week. Bharti Airtel had over 228 million customers across its operations at the end of June 2011. To know more please visit, www.airtel.in