Vodafone India, a subsidiary of Vodafone Group Plc
About the owner of Vodafone India
Vodafone India was launched in 1994 under its predecessor company, namely Hutchison telecom. They started by acquiring a telecom license in Mumbai. Later, in September 2007, branch Vodafone was started. The company is headquartered in Mumbai, India.
The Company’s vision is to become the communication leader in the increasingly connected world. And the motto is to be the most loved telecom service provider.
Currently, Vodafone India is under Vodafone Group Plc. Vodafone Plc really got incorporated after Racal Electronics plc and Millicom Inc. partnered in 1984 to offer mobile telephone services. Vodafone Group was finalized and established only after 1991. The name Vodafone came from a voice dataphone. In 1999 after merging with Airtouch telecommunication company, Vodafone became the world’s largest mobile telephony company.
Currently, Vodafone CEO is Vittorio Colao. And, Gerard Johannes Kleisterlee, the chairman of Vodafone Group Plc.
About The Vodafone India Wiki
|Company Name||Vodafone India|
||Active 9 (merged with idea India and renamed as Vi India )|
|Head Office||Mumbai, India|
|| Vodafone India Limited
Peninsula Corporate Park, Ganpatrao Kadam Marg
Mumbai – 400 013
|India Customer Care||
Details of the owner of Vodafone India(Wiki)
Sunil Sood, currently the Managing Director and CEO of Vodafone India since April 2015. Sunil entered his career in the FMCG industry in multiple roles across India and rising markets in Africa and Southeast Asia, with the role of CEO of Pepsico in Bangladesh. Also, he started his telecom venture with Vodafone in 2000, formerly Hutch. Acting as Vice President, Sales & Marketing in Delhi.
Over the years, he possessed several senior positions including Business Head of key circles, also, Director – Business Operations, and even as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), before taking over his present role as MD & CEO. He completed his graduation from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and also from the Harvard Business School.
Balesh Sharma, currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO), Vodafone India Ltd., valid from April 2017. Also, a Director on the board of Vodafone India Ltd and as a member of its Executive Committee, Balesh is accountable for guiding the Operations, Enterprise, and Commercial functions including the development of new business initiatives and driving innovation across the organization. Balesh’s professional experience spans over 25+ years across cultures and geographies. He has built a strong track record of transformational leadership, successful turnarounds, and leading for impact.
Sharma joined Vodafone in 2003, later, he underwent several senior management ranks in India and internationally. Including, the Business Head of Gujarat Circle and the CEO of Vodafone Malta. Prior to taking over his present role, he was the CEO of Vodafone Czech Republic, where he successfully transformed the business and delivered strong market share growth with net promoter score leadership and strong employee engagement.
Details of the Company
Until 2007, the Hutchison Essar group managed to have 31 million customers. Soon after the holding by Vodafone in 2007, the telecom got aroused in 22 telecom circles with 210 million customers. Vodafone has more than 400 million customers around the globe.
In addition, the company is constantly awarded for best in class operations and for its branding. Its fixed capabilities include cable, fiber, and copper networks to enable television, broadband, and voice services.
Vodafone Group Plc is one of the world’s leading telecommunications groups, with a significant presence in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific, and other main countries around the globe. Vodafone invests in superior telecommunications networks so that we can sustain high levels of cash generation to reward shareholders and reinvest in the business.
The Vodafone Group Plc made the first ever mobile call in January 1985 in the UK.
Vodafone is the company that is always first in bringing out innovations in the telecommunication stream. Moreover, they were the first to bring international roaming calls, internet through Vodafone live, m-pesa, etc.
- Mobile Connect India Consortium received GSMA’s highest award – the Chairman’s Award at MWC 2016.
- Vodafone Business Services wins Frost and Sullivan ‘Best Enterprise Service Provide – SMB’ award 2016
- Voice and Data Telecom Leadership Awards 2015 Jury award for CTO of the Year to Vishant Vora
- Vodafone India recognized as the Most Admired Company in Telecom sector, Fortune India – Hay Group survey 2014
Finally, Vodafone also aims to invest in the growth areas of communications, cloud and hosting, internet of things, security, and fixed connectivity.
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Services Provided by the Vodafone
Vodafone India is the global biggest network of mobile communication. Vodafone provides many services, you can see the full list of all services and all types of products.