Bharti Airtel has appointed Uninor veteran Jinesh Hegde as chief executive officer of its Sri Lanka operations.
Jinesh, who will replace Suren Goonewardene, will report to Ajai Puri, director – Market Operations (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel.
Suren Goonewardene has been re-designated as non-executive chairman of Airtel Lanka.
Prior to joining Airtel, Jinesh worked with Uninor, a subsidiary of Telenor Group.
Airtel Lanka’s 3G presence is across 70 percent of its network.