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Former Nokia India chief P. Balaji to join Vodafone India


New Delhi, Sep 23 :

Former Nokia India head P.Balaji will join Vodafone India as director, regulatory and external affairs.

P. Balaji
P. Balaji

Confirming the development, a Vodafone spokesperson told IANS: “Our new director, regulatory and external affairs, will be P. Balaji. He joins us from Nokia India, where he was the managing director till recently.”

Balaji is likely to take charges next month.

The spokesperson added T.V. Ramachandran, resident director, regulatory affairs and government relations and Rohit Adya, director, external affairs are set to retire over the next few months.

“We are using this opportunity to fine tune our organization structure by merging the regulatory and external affairs functions for there are strong areas of synergy between them. Both T.V. and Rohit have made tremendous contribution in their respective roles and built capable and professional teams, well equipped to take the organizational agenda forward.”

“Rohit will continue to serve the company in the capacity of chairman of the Vodafone Foundation. He will be involved in setting up the CSR activities of Vodafone in India and will drive the governance around this important domain,” the spokesperson said.