Vice Chairman & Whole Time Director
Pravin Agarwal is closely involved with Sterlite Group’s operations in India since inception. He has been instrumental in the growth of Sterlite's Telecom and Power businesses. His rich experience in general management and commercial matters spans over three decades.
Dr. Anand Agarwal
Dr Anand Agarwal joined Sterlite in 1995 and held key positions in manufacturing, quality assurance and business development. He was working with Siemens prior to Sterlite. He has completed B. Tech. in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT-Kanpur and Masters and Ph.D. from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA.
K. S. Rao
COO – Telecom Business & Power Conductors
K. S. Rao joined Sterlite in 1993 and has, since, held various positions in the Company's Telecom business. His key focus areas have been engineering, manufacturing, product development, project management and business development. K. S. Rao holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Anupam Jindal joined Sterlite Group in 1998 and worked with the Group's aluminium foils and copper cables businesses before heading finance for Sterlite's mining operations in Australia. His key work areas have been finance, treasury, accounts and MIS. Anupam is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Chief Commercial Officer
Pankaj Priyadarshi joined Sterlite in January 2012. With over 28 years of experience, he heads the Supply Chain Management function with key focus on strategic sourcing. Pankaj has completed Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS Pilani, a certification in leadership from INSEAD, Singapore and a course on Strategic Sourcing Management from IIM-Ahmedabad.
Global Head - Telecom Products
Ankit Agarwal joined Sterlite in 2007 and heads the Telecom Products division. He has an experience of above 10 years. In addition, he is responsible for identifying and executing strategic opportunities for Sterlite globally, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and greenfield projects. Ankit holds a Bachelor's degree from University of Southern California and MBA from London Business School.
Chief Marketing Officer
Arindam Haldar joined Sterlite in December 2014 to head the Marketing & Communication function. He comes with 20 years of experience across global Fortune 500 companies in a variety of sales, marketing and business head roles. Arindam has completed Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, and MBA from IIM Calcutta.
Chief Delivery Officer, SI/NI Projects
Madhukar has completed his B.Tech in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Allahabad University, after completing his B.Sc from Allahabad University. He has over 30 years of experience in Telecom Infrastructure domain, services and solutions.
Head-Sales, India Private
Rajiv Nayyar joined Sterlite in 2013 as Head - Global Sales & Marketing, Telecom Products. Rajiv brings more than 24 years of extensive global experience through a wide range of international roles in sales & marketing, strategy, business development and consulting in the Telecom industry. Rajiv graduated in Mechanical Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai and has completed variety of leadership programmes in business strategy, finance and market analysis from different universities.
Dr. Badri Gomatam
Chief Technology Officer, Telecom Products
Dr. Badri Gomatam joined Sterlite Tech in 2011 and serves as the Chief Technology Officer for the Telecom Business unit. He has over 23 years of product development, R&D, marketing and business development experience in high speed telecommunications. He received his Ph.D. in 1993 from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in Electrical Engineering.
Prasanth Puliakottu joined Sterlite in 2009 and is responsible for standardisation, automation,and integration of business processes. In a career spanning 20 years, Prasanth has led design, development and implementation of various IT projects. He has completed Bachelor's in Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj University(REC, Trichy) and M.S. from BITS, Pilani.
Head - Human Resources
Vimal Malhotra joined Sterlite in 2008 and is responsible for Human Resources function. He comes with over 18 years of experience ensuring people experiences, employee engagement & leadership development with global organisations. He is a Management alumni from the Delhi University & a Certified trainer from ISTD & Denso Technical University, Japan.
Chief of Corporate Affairs
Swati Rangachari joined Sterlite in March 2016 as Chief of Corporate Affairs. She comes with over 20 years of experience in government and industry relations, communications and brand visibility in Telecom, Financial Services, Aerospace and IT sectors. She holds an MBA in International Management from Fore School of Management and has additionally done an executive programme from Boston University.
Chief Strategy Officer
Gaurav Basra joined Sterlite in July 2015 as Chief Strategy Officer. He comes with over 20 years of experience in Corporate Strategy Development & Transformation, Innovation Management & Investment Portfolio Management. He was associated with companies like Booz & Company, Lucent Technologies, Nokia & Mobily. He has completed his MBA from Imperial College, London & Bachelor of Engineering from Pune University.
Managing Director – Elitecore Software
Nikhil is one of the founding members of Elitecore and comes with over 18 years of experience. His vision, technical know-how, sharp memory & clear vision are few of the qualities he is known for. He strives to maintain a healthy work-life balance and plays an influential role in managing and guiding Elitecore global business units with channel and performance measures in the face of intense competition.