Passive telecom infrastructure provider ATC India has announced the appointment of Sandeep Girotra as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. He succeeds Ashwini Khillan, who is moving into a new APAC regional leadership role.
Sandeep has over 30 years of experience across various functions within the Telecom and Technology space, having held leadership positions in multiple markets in Asia including India, ASEAN, Japan, Korea, and Australia/New Zealand. He joins ATC India from Sterlite Technologies where, as Chief Sales Officer, he was responsible for steering global growth for the India-headquartered company.
Before Sterlite, he was associated with Nokia for 24 years, where for the last 10 years, he held multiple executive roles including Head of India, Head of Asia Pacific & Japan, and Head of Global Sales Transformation. He will move to India from his current location in Singapore. He will be part of a robust APAC leadership team of ATC headed by Sanjay Goel, Executive Vice President & President, Asia Pacific.
Announcing his appointment, Sanjay said, “Sandeep is closely associated with the ICT industry in executive and non-executive roles and has a strong track record of delivering exceptional outcomes across segments of government public sector and enterprises. He is extremely focused on driving customer confidence, strengthening partners connect while creating processes towards building agility in customer interactions and bringing value to them. He has a hands-on approach and likes to create an open and collaborative working environment. We are excited to propel the India business growth under his vision.”
Sandeep adds, “I am excited to take my own experience in the telecom industry and drive a new level of performance alongside the team at ATC. As part of the global telecom infrastructure conglomerate, the growth and pace at which the Company is channelising its strengths and has envisioned itself, is very encouraging. I am honoured to take up this role with ATC India and be part of the team’s passion that is making ATC India an ever-evolving global infrastructure provider.”
Sandeep holds a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani.