Wire and Wireless (India) Limited (WWIL) has a new CEO. Deepak Chandnani will take charge of this position from June 2007 at the Mumbai headquarters, and has replaced Jagjit Singh Kohli, who is moving on. Chandnani comes from NCR India, where he was the Managing Director.
Chandnani has an experience in the consumer non-durable, consumer banking, technology and B2B-led industries in the country, since the last 27 years. Some of the places he has held leadership include Citibank and Yahoo.
Subhash Chandra, Chairman, WWIL, stated, “The diverse experience Deepak brings to WWIL, both as a leader in the corporate sector and as an entrepreneur, will provide a great boost to the growth plans of the company. We are confident that his leadership skills and consumer orientation would build on the lead that WWIL has created so far.”
Commenting on the departure of Kohli, Chandra added, “Jagjit has already set up the initial foundation for the digital cable business, but he wanted to move on for personal reasons and we wish him success ahead.”
WWIL has begun its rollout of digital cable services in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata.