New Delhi, 04 April 2016: Indus Towers, the country’s largest telecom tower company, today announced the formal takeover of Bimal Dayal as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect. Bimal has been associated with Indus Towers since 2010 as the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and will now take up the full responsibilities of CEO. He succeeds B.S. Shantharaju who retired on 31st March 2016.
Bimal brings with him a unique blend of Indian and global industry experience of over 28 years, which spans majors like Ericsson, Qualcomm and Tata Telecom. In his capacity of Managing Director of Ericsson in Sri Lanka, he successfully steered the company to become the country’s number one player in telecom infrastructure.
Talking about his elevation, Mr. Bimal Dayal, Chief Executive Officer, Indus Towers said, “I am stepping into an exciting role and coming in at an exciting time. It would be my sincere effort to make Indus Towers an institution in its own league guided by our Core values and philosophy of ‘Putting India First’.”
Bimal holds a double Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and Law. Further, he holds the alumni status for Harvard Business School.