Tata Communications reveals that Vinod Kumar, Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer has resigned and company’s board has initiated plans to find a successor. His resignation will be effective from end of business on July 5, 2019.
Vinod has been working with Tata Communications for slightly more than 15 years and joined the telecom unit in 2004, which was around the time the company began its international operations. He has close to 25 years of experience in the global telecom industry.
Prior to joining Tata Communications, Vinod was a Senior Vice President with Asia Netcom from 2002-2004 where he was responsible for strategy formulation, product marketing and sales. From 1999 to 2002, Vinod worked with WorldCom Japan as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to this, he held various senior positions with Global One and Sprint International in the United States and Asia. He is also a member of the Business Sector Advisory Council for UN Women.
Vinod graduated with honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India.