Harit Nagpal, currently Group Marketing Director, Vodafone Plc, is joining Tata Sky as Managing Director from August 2010. Nagpal will take over from Vikram Kaushik, the current Managing Director, who is retiring on December 31, 2010.
Nagpal has 25 years’ experience. He has been with Vodafone for nine years, prior to which he was with Shoppers’ Stop as Head of Operations & Marketing. He had earlier worked with Pepsi, Marico and Lakme in the Sales, Marketing, Exports and Operations functions.
Kaushik has been with Tata Sky since its inception in 2004 and has led it to become a leading direct-to-home (DTH) player in the country today.