Sunil Mittal re-named as Bharti Airtel’s Chairman for 5 years

Earlier, he was re-appointed as the telco's chairman on October 1, 2016, for a period of five years.

Sunil Mittal will be re-appointed as Bharti Airtel’s Chairman

Sunil Bharti Mittal will be re-appointed as the Chairman of telecom giant Bharti Airtel for a further five years, with effect from October 1, 2021.

Earlier, he was re-appointed as the telco’s chairman on October 1, 2016, for a period of five years.

Indian business conglomerate Bharti Enterprises, in 1976. Airtel operates in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, and ranks amongst the top four mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers.

“We are pleased to inform you that subject to the provisions of SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015 and approval of shareholders in the ensuing Annual General Meeting, the Board of Directors of the Company, in its meeting held on Monday, May 17, 2021, has recommended the re-appointment of Sunil Bharti Mittal as the Chairman of the Company for a further term of five years w.e.f. October 01, 2021,” an official statement said.

Mittal is the Founder of Bharti Enterprises, one of India’s largest conglomerates with diversified interests in telecom, insurance, real estate, agri and food, besides other ventures.

The Group also has joint ventures with global leaders like Singtel, SoftBank, AXA, Del Monte amongst others.

Bharti Airtel, the Group’s flagship company, offers mobile, fixed broadband and digital TV solutions to over 350 million customers across India, South Asia and Africa.


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