Bharti Airtel, on Tuesday, said Sanjay Kapoor, CEO (India and South Asia), had resigned from the company and Gopal Vittal would take over as the head of its Indian operations with effect from March 1.

“After almost 15 years of illustrious innings at Bharti Group, Sanjay Kapoor, CEO (India and South Asia), Bharti Airtel, has decided to pursue his future aspirations outside of Bharti,” the company said in a statement, announcing some top level changes. Mr. Kapoor would, however, continue to be on the Board of Indus Towers and Bharti Global, the statement said.

Mr. Gopal will be responsible for defining and delivering the business strategy and providing overall leadership for Airtel’s India operations.

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