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Sanjay Kapoor resigns from Airtel

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New Delhi: Bharti Airtel on January 15 said Sanjay Kapoor, CEO  has resigned from the company and Gopal Vittal would take over as the head of its Indian operations with effect from March.

“After almost 15 years of illustrious innings at Bharti Group, Sanjay Kapoor, CEO (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel, has decided to pursue his future aspirations outside of Bharti,” the company said in a statement, an-nouncing some top level changes.

Gopal Vittal, who rejoined Airtel in April 2012 as Group Director (Special Projects), will take over as CEO — India, Bharti Airtel, it added.

Kapoor will, however, continue to be on the Board of Indus Towers and Bharti Global, the statement said.

In his new role as the CEO —India, Gopal — who will re-port to Mittal — will be responsible for defining and delivering the business strategy and providing overall leadership for Airtel’s India operations.