In his new role, Pradipt will be responsible for driving Airtel’s overall engineering strategy. He will be a key player in helping realize the company’s digital vision.
Pradipt will be member of the Airtel Management Board and report to Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO, Bharti Airtel.
Commenting on the appointment, Bharti Airtel CEO Gopal Vittal said: “Airtel has always been a magnet for top global talent and we are delighted to have Pradipt on board. He is an accomplished engineering leader and believes in creating value by enabling technology that is focused on outcomes.”
Most recently, Pradipt was was at A.P. Moller – Maersk where he was Global Head of Products and Solutions Engineering for a 3000 strong organisation. Prior to A.P. Moller – Maersk, he had more than 10 years at SITA Inc. (U.K.) running Products Engineering. Pradip has also had formative experience as an entrepreneur.