Vodafone India appoints Analjit Singh as Chairman

Vodafone India appoints Analjit Singh as Chairman

Telecom major Vodafone has appointed Max India founder Analjit Singh as the non-executive Chairman of its India operations.

The appointment is effective from February 16, 2012, following formal approval from the Board of Vodafone India.

Singh, a leading industry figure, is the founder and Chairman of Max India as well as its subsidiaries like Max New York Life Insurance Company, Max Healthcare Institute and Max Bupa Health Insurance Company.

"Analjit has been a long-standing, reliable and trustworthy partner in India," Vodafone Group Chief Executive Officer Vittorio Colao said in a statement.

Nick Read, CEO of Vodafone's Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific region, said: "Singh knows our business well, having been the Founder and Chairman of Max Telecom, the business which has grown to become Vodafone India with nearly 150 million customers."