Sterlite Tech makes key leadership appointments to expand digital networks solutions and drive growth

These appointments span across domains and global markets in STL’s core areas of network services, software and 5G/broadband ecosystems.

Dec 15, 2020 02:12 IST India Infoline News Service

Sterlite Technologies
Sterlite Technologies has announced several key leadership appointments to expand its capabilities to offer end-to-end advanced solutions for digital networks, and drive its next phase of growth.

According to the regulatory filing, these appointments span across domains and global markets in STL’s core areas of network services, software and 5G/broadband ecosystems.

Some of the accomplished professionals who joined Sterlite are:
  • Srinivas Jagadeesan as Head, Wireless Product Development
  • Keith Rowley as Chief Delivery Officer, Network Services, United Kingdom
  • Anjan Das as Chief Policy Advocacy Officer
  • Saikat Mitra as Chief Operating Officer, Network Software

“I am excited to welcome Srini, Keith, Anjan and Saikat to the STL family. These are very exciting times for STL as we are looking to build our repertoire of end-to-end capabilities and enter the next stages of growth,” said Anand Agarwal, Group CEO, STL.

Sterlite in its filing said, Srinivasan, will focus on strengthening STL’s open RAN & pFTTx hardware portfolio. He has 30+ years of experience in systems engineering, product development and product lifecycle management in wireless, telecom & networking, automotive, telematics, consumer electronics, defence and aerospace. Before STL, Srinivasan was associated with Altran (Aricent), a CapGemini company as AVP-Engineering, where he managed semiconductor systems and embedded software.

Further, Keith will help STL drive the growth of technology-led network services in the UK market. Keith comes with over 20 years of experience in the communication industry and has led strategic initiatives including restructuring and driving transformational programmes across organisations. In his last role, he was the Chief Delivery Officer at Flomatik Network Services - UK Wide, where he was responsible for the service delivery and operational functions of the company.

As for Anjan, he brings decades of experience in policy shaping and will drive STL’s engagement with the country’s digital ecosystem. He has worked for more than three decades towards improving and strengthening India’s InnovationEconomy Ecosystem. Before joining STL, Anjan worked as Executive Director at Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), where he conceptualised and led commissioning and implementation of many institutional mechanisms, policies and schemes.

Meanwhile, Saikat will be responsible for driving the company’s network software business, a key piece of STL’s end-to-end solutions portfolio, with a special focus on technology innovation, customer engagement and delivery. He brings in more than 24 years of experience in the Telecom and IT industry. He joins STL from Dynacommerce India (acquired by Tech Mahindra), where he worked as Global Head of omnichannel Solutions. Saikat has previously held key leadership positions in organisations like Redknee, Nokia Networks and Siemens Communications.

On Sensex, at around 2.18 pm, Sterlite was trading at Rs162.80 per piece flat compared to the previous closing.

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