Top 2 executives leave Vodafone India

Telecom Lead India: Indian
mobile service provider Vodafone confirmed the exit of Sanjoy Mukherjee, its
chief commercial officer, and Samaresh Parida, who is handling special

Recently, in a top management reshuffle, both Mukherjee and Pardia got new
roles at Vodafone India.

Vodafone had elevated Mukherjee to chief commercial officer,
responsible for the company’s sales and marketing, brand, customer service and
channel management. Prior to that, he looked after Vodafone’s operations in
North and East zones as the telco was then divided into two operational

Pardia, who was director strategy, was made the director for corporate
communications, corporate sustenance, in addition to being asked to handle
special projects, including assisting the finance team in preparing for its initial
public offering (IPO), reported. 

The restructuring led to Pardia’s role being diluted as Manu Dagar was made the
director of external affairs responsible for corporate communication, public
affairs and Vodafone foundation. 

“It is true that Sanjoy Mukerji, chief commercial officer of Vodafone
India, has decided to leave the organisation to pursue his entrepreneurial
interests. He will leave in October 2012. Sanjoy in his 10-year stint has made
major contributions to the success of Vodafone India (and its legal
predecessors) and we wish him the very best for his future endeavours,”
Vodafone India spokesperson told Economic Times.

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