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Bharti Infratel Ltd (BHRI.NS)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Akhil Gupta

61 2014 Executive Chairman of the Board

Devender Rawat

49 2014 Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director

Pankaj Miglani

47 Chief Financial Officer

Dhananjay Joshi

57 2016 Chief Operating Officer

Dipak Roy

50 2016 Chief Human Resource Officer

Alka Asthana

2017 Chief Technology Officer

Prashant Singh

47 Chief Information Officer

Biswajit Patnaik

44 2016 Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

Samridhi Rodhe

2017 Compliance Officer, Deputy Company Secretary

Rajiv Arora

46 2016 Chief Legal Regulatory Affairs

Ajay Gupta

2016 Chief Supply Chain Officer

Prashant Keole

2017 Chief Deployment Officer

Sachin Naik

2017 Chief O&M Officer

Tao Yih Lang

2017 Additional Director

Sanjay Nayar

57 2017 Additonal Director

Rajan Mittal

57 2016 Non-Executive Director

Jitender Balakrishnan

2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Narayanan Kumar

67 2008 Independent Non-Executive Director

Bharat Raut

2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Rajinder Singh

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Leena Srivastava

55 Non-Executive Independent Director

Surabhi Chandna

2016 Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Akhil Gupta

Mr. Akhil Kumar Gupta serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Bharti Infratel Ltd since April 01, 2014. He is also the Chairman of Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) and the President of Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC). Mr. Gupta is a Chartered Accountant and has over 30 years of professional experience. He has done an ‘Advanced Management Programme’ at the Harvard Business School (2002). Mr. Gupta is a recipient of various awards like the ‘CEO of the Year’ award at the National Telecom Awards (2012), ‘Asia Corporate Dealmaker’ award at the Asia-Pacific M&A ATLAS Awards (2010) and the ‘CA Business Achiever Award’ at the ICAI Awards (2009). He was honoured for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Telecom Sector’ and also inducted to the CFO India – ‘Hall of Fame’ in recognition of his contribution to the world of finance.

Devender Rawat

Mr. Devender Singh Rawat serves as Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He is part of the Company since 2010. He is also a member of the Executive Council Committee of Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) and the Northern Regional Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He is an engineering graduate in Electronics & Communications. He had spent his initial years of professional life as an officer with the Indian Air Force. He has also done an Advanced Management Programme at the Wharton, University of Pennsylvania. He holds over 25 years of Telecom in-depth experience in handling P&L, technology, rollouts and regulatory interfaces - both from operator and supplier perspective. Previously, he has worked with leading telecom Companies like Ericsson and Huawei.

Pankaj Miglani

Mr. Pankaj Miglani serves as Chief Financial Officer of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He is a chartered accountant, a certified cost and works accountant and a certified company secretary. He has 18 years of experience in various sectors including telecommunication sector. He joined the Company on August 8, 2011. Prior to joining the Company, he has also worked with the Promoter. In the Company, Pankaj Miglani is responsible for the overall finance function of the Company, controlling the levers of the business, generating insights in evaluating the financial and operational performance of the Company.

Dhananjay Joshi

Dipak Roy

Alka Asthana

Prashant Singh

Mr. Prashant Veer Singh serves as Chief Information Officer of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He holds a bachelors’ degree in engineering (electronics) from University of Poona and a masters’ degree in business administration (executive) from Amity University. He has 20 years of experience in various sectors including telecommunication sector. Mr. Singh joined the Company on April 1, 2010. Prior to joining the Company, he has also worked with the Promoter. In the Company, he is responsible for creation and execution of IT strategies, IT solution engagement, development and delivery of IT infrastructure to meet business IT requirements and also co-architects the business processes for developing an effective ERP system.

Biswajit Patnaik

Mr. Biswajit Patnaik serves as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer of the Company. He was Head - Sales and Marketing of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He holds a bachelors’ degree in arts from Behrampur University and a diploma in sales and marketing management from National Institute of Sales, a division of NIIT. He has 16 years of experience in various sectors including telecommunication sector. He joined the Company on October 20, 2008. In the Company, he is responsible for strategies of sales and marketing function to achieve top line targets. Mr. Patnaik also drives maximisation of market share and to achieve profitable revenue growth of the business and is responsible for marketing, branding and collections.

Samridhi Rodhe

Ms. Samridhi Rodhe serves as Compliance Officer, Deputy Company Secretary of the Company. She is a qualified Company Secretary having relevant experience in Corporate Laws. She has been appointed as Deputy Company Secretary of the Company and Compliance Officer effective September 14, 2017.

Rajiv Arora

Mr. Rajiv Arora serves as Chief Legal Regulatory Affairs of the Company. He was Chief Legal, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He holds a bachelors’ degree in law from Jamia Millia Islamia University and a diploma in labour law from the Indian Law Institute, New Delhi. He has 17 years of experience in various sectors including telecommunication sector. He joined the Company on October 1, 2007. Prior to joining the Company, he has also worked with the Promoter. In the Company, Mr. Arora is responsible maintaining high standard of legal and regulatory control.

Ajay Gupta

Prashant Keole

Mr. Prashant Jagdish Keole serves as Chief Deployment Officer of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He holds a bachelors’ degree in civil engineering from Amravati University and a post graduate certificate in business management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. He has 21 years of experience in various sectors including telecommunication sector. He joined the Company on October 1, 2007. Prior to joining the Company, he has also worked with the Promoter. In the Company, he is responsible for planning and roll-out of deployment sites in accordance with the quality standards within budgeted costs and timelines.

Sachin Naik

Tao Yih Lang

Mr. Tao Yih Arthur Lang serves as Additional Director of the company. Arthur Lang is the CEO International of Singapore Telecommunications Limited. He was formerly the Group CFO of CapitaLand Limited, one of Asia’s largest real estate companies. Prior to joining CapitaLand, he was at Morgan Stanley. There, he served as the Co-Head of the Southeast Asia investment banking division and the Chief Operating Officer for the Asia Pacific investment banking division. Moreover, Arthur is a Board member of Globe Telecom, Inc. in the Philippines, the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, the National Kidney Foundation and the Straits Times Pocket Money Fund. Besides, he is a part of the Advisory Board in the Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University. Additionally, he has been appointed as a member of CNBC’s Global CFO Council. He was also a director of Tiger Airways Holdings Limited, CapitaLand Mall Trust and CapitaLand Commercial Trust. Arthur received the Best CFO of the Year Award for listed companies with market capitalisation of S$ 1 billion and above at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2015. He has further bagged the Best Investor Relations by a CFO award by IR Magazine in 2012. He was placed second (sell-side) and third (sell-side) for Asia’s Best CFO (Property) in the Institutional Investor All-Asia Executive Team rankings in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics (magna cum laude) from Harvard University.

Sanjay Nayar

Mr. Sanjay Omprakash Nayar serves as Additonal Director of Bharti Infratel Ltd. Sanjay Nayar joined KKR in 2009, and is a member and the CEO of KKR India. Sanjay is also a member of the Asia Portfolio Management Committee and the Asia Investment Committee. He is on the board of KKR’s portfolio companies Magma Financial Services, Gland, Apollo Hospitals, Coffee Day Holdings, Avendus Capital and Max Financial Services. He had significant involvement with KKR’s investment in Avantha. He is further involved in expanding the range of KKR’s credit and capital markets offerings across the region. Prior to joining KKR, he served as the CEO of Citigroup’s India and South Asia operations. Besides, he served as a member of Citigroup’s Management Committee and Asia Executive Operating Committee. In addition, Sanjay was the Deputy Chairman of the Indian Banks Association (IBA), a member of the board of US-India Business Council (USIBC). He was also the Co-Chairman of the Banking Committee for the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI’s) Board of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) and Alternative Investment Fund (AIF). Besides, he has served on the Committee of the Reserve Bank of India tasked with building a Centre for Advanced Financial Learning (CAFL). Currently, he is on the board of Habitat for Humanity, Pratham, Grameen Capital and ISB and is a founding member of the Brookings Foundation, India. He has served until recently as the Chairman of the Indian Private Venture Capital Association and was recently appointed to the Board of Emerging Markets Private Equity Association (EMPEA).

Rajan Mittal

Mr. Rajan Bharti Mittal serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also the Vice Chairman of Bharti Enterprises - one of India’s leading business groups with interests in retail, telecom, financial services, manufacturing, renewable energy, realty and agri-business. He joined Bharti Enterprises after graduating from Punjab University. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and is actively involved in overseeing the activities of the Group at the corporate level. With his rich experience in the marketing function, he is also involved in many of the new business ventures of the Group. Rajan serves as a member of several industry associations and policymaking bodies. Currently, he is on the Board of Trustees of Brookings Institution, the world’s oldest and most prestigious think tank and a member of the President’s Council on International Activities (PCIA), Yale University. In 2013, he was the President of ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) India. He was also the President of FICCI (Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry) during 2010 -2011 and is currently a Member of its Executive & Steering Committees. In FICCI, he was Chairman of Retail Committee in 2007, Infrastructure Committee in 2006, Telecom & IT Committee in 2004 & 2005 and Telecom Committee in 2001, 2002 and 2003. He was the President of Association of Basic Telecom Operators (now known as Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India - AUSPI) during 1999-2000. He has been honoured with the ‘Indian Business Leader of the Year Award 2011’ by Horasis, The Global Visions Community and has also been awarded the ‘Leonardo International Prize 2012’ by Comitato Leonardo, the Italian Quality Committee.

Jitender Balakrishnan

Shri. Jitender Balakrishnan serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Madras and a Post- Graduate Diploma in Industrial Management from the University of Bombay. He has experience in the financial sector with IDBI Bank Ltd, where he was the Deputy Managing Director and Group Head, Corporate Banking and thereafter, as an Advisor to the said Bank. He is currently an Advisor to various Corporates, besides serving as an Independent Director on the Boards of various companies and Chairman/ Member of various Committees of these Boards.

Narayanan Kumar

Shri. Narayanan Kumar serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He is an electronics engineer and a fellow member of the Indian National Academy of Engineering. He is also a fellow life member of The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers. He is the Vice Chairman of The Sanmar Group, Chennai and is the Honorary Consul General of Greece in Chennai. He is on the Board of various public companies and has over four decades of experience in technology, management and finance. He has served as a President at the Confederation of Indian Industry. He is also the President of the Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is the Chairman of Madhuram Narayanan Centre for Exceptional Children and Managing Trustee of The Indian Education Trust, which runs two schools.

Bharat Raut

Mr. Bharat Sumant Raut serves as Independent Non-Executive Director of Bharti Infratel Ltd. He holds bachelor’s degrees in law and commerce from the University of Bombay. He is a Chartered Accountant and a fellow member of ICAI. He was associated with Sharp and Tannan, Chartered Accountants as a partner, with Price Waterhouse, Chartered Accountants as a partner and with B S R & Co. LLP, (originally Bharat S Raut & Co.), Chartered Accountants and BSR & Associates LLP (originally BSR & Associates), Chartered Accountants, as their founding partner. Since 2006, he is a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa, and has been practising as an advocate. He serves as an Independent and Non-Executive Director on the Board of various public companies.

Rajinder Singh

Mr. Rajinder Pal Singh serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He holds a master’s degree in mathematics from Advanced Centre for Pure Mathematics, Punjab University, Chandigarh. He taught pure mathematics & statistics to graduate classes, before he joined the Indian Administrative Service. He has wide experience in regulatory areas of finance, industry, urban development and infrastructure. He worked both as Commissioner of Hyderabad Municipal Corporation & Vice Chairman of Hyderabad Urban Development Authority. R P Singh was also Managing Director of Andhra Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation and Commissioner of Taxation in Andhra Pradesh. He was posted to Punjab & Sind Bank as Chairman in March, 2005. After retirement from the Indian Administrative Service, he was appointed by the Government of India as Chairman of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). At present, he is holding the directorship with Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Lodha Developers (Pvt.) Ltd. and IRB Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.

Leena Srivastava

Dr. Leena Srivastava Ph.D. serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She holds a degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Leena Srivastava is the Vice Chancellor of TERI University at New Delhi. She has worked on various energy-related policy issues for economic growth, climate protection and the environment.

Surabhi Chandna