Airtel appoints Vani Venkatesh as CEO Retail
Bharti Airtel announced the appointment of Vani Venkatesh as CEO for its retail segment on Tuesday.
“In her new role, Vani will be responsible for driving Airtel’s retail strategy to deliver a seamless and world-class customer experience across retail touch points,” the company said.
Former employee at Abbott Healthcare (India), Vani has 19 years of work experience and she has also worked at McKinsey & Company and Hindustan Unilever.
Commenting on the appointment, Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel said, “We are delighted to have Vani on board and are confident that her rich experience will add to our initiatives to ensure customer delight across our retail points. I wish her all the best for her new role. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Rohit for his valuable contribution to the company.”
Vani will be taking over from Rohit Malhotra, the former CEO of retail who announced his resignation after nine years, the company said.