Kamal P. Nanavati has been appointed as the new CEO for telecom and broadband major Reliance Infocomm Limited. His earlier assignment was with Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) where he was President (Cracker and Polymer Business).
Mr Nanavati has been with the Reliance group for over 15 years now and has also held senior managerial positions at Indian Petrochem Chemicals Limited which is today a Reliance group company. At Reliance Infocomm, he will be in charge of the wireless business which consists of the Reliance IndiaMobile (RIM) service. The wireline business of Reliance Infocomm apart from the current exercise of bringing in a private equity investor will be overseen by Manoj Modi. Mr Nanavati will be based at Reliance Infocomm’s headquarters - Dhirubhai Ambani Knowledge Centre in Navi Mumbai.
While Mr Nanavati will head the wireless business, he was already officiating as CEO of the Delhi circle operations. Today, Delhi is Reliance’s most important operation with the largest number of subscribers; across the country Reliance has a subscriber base in excess of seven million.