Tata Communications has announced the appointment of Rangu Salgame as CEO of Growth Ventures. Salgame joins Tata Communications’ Global Management Council and will lead the company’s global high growth businesses with an initial portfolio that includes data centre, cloud, cyber security, media and entertainment.
Communicating on Salgame’s appointment, Vinod Kumar, Managing Director and Group CEO, Tata Communications, said, “Rangu brings with him an impeccable track record and I am thrilled to have him as part of Tata Communications as we continue to grow our global business, focusing on heightened value-creation for our customers.”
Salgame has operating experience in over 30 countries, having partnered with business and government leaders across diverse cultural environments, in developed as well as emerging markets. He has worked in companies such as Cisco Systems, Verizon Communications and PwC. At Cisco, he architected and executed a bold strategy that transformed Cisco’s business in India and other emerging markets, with a significant market share gain and accelerated revenue growth. At Verizon, he led the founding and growth of Verizon’s internet and data business into a global leader of business communications provider.