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Sanjay Kapoor quits Micromax as Chairman

29-August-2015
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Sanjay Kapoor quits Micromax as Chairman

Sanjay Kapoor has resigned as chairman of Micromax, state media reports. Speculation has been rife about his differences with promoters over strategy for some time now.

Micromax had announced his appointment in June last year. The key objective was to leverage Kapoor’s experience in building telecom services brand and his industry expertise built playing an active role in prominent industry forums like GSMA, CII, COAI and NASSCOM over 13 years.

Kapoor is an established global leader in Telecom and allied industry. He was the Chief Executive Officer for India and South Asia of India’s largest telecom company, Airtel (March 2010 till May 2013).

Kapoort remains one of the key leaders in building Bharti Airtel from being one of the many players in the industry to making it as the number one telecom player in India, during his tenure with the company from July 1998 to May 2013. He has also been a Board & Executive committee member of GSMA, (the global forum bringing together nearly 800 global mobile operators); Board member of Indus Towers (world’s largest telecom tower company with a portfolio of more than 1 lakh towers). Presently, Sanjay is an active member on the board of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd and PVR Limited. He was declared the “Telecom person of the year” at the Voice and Data Telecom Leadership Awards 2012.

Prior to joining the Bharti Group, Sanjay worked with Xerox India as Director-Operations Support. He spent 14 years with the global Document management company, handling a range of key portfolios, ranging from Sales & Marketing to General management functions. He began his professional career as an Executive Trainee with Jay Engineering Works Ltd., the manufacturers of Usha fans and sewing machines, in 1983.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Hons.) from Delhi University, an MBA from Cranfield School of Management (UK) and is a Graduate of The Wharton Advanced Management Program.

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