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Uninor Appoints Two New Executives to its CFO and CHRO Position


Telenor-owned Uninor appoints Suresh Bagrodia as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Quazi Mohammad Shahed as its Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO).

Suresh comes with extensive experience of more than 30 years in financial management and business strategy with different companies. In his last role, Suresh worked as National Business Finance Officer of Vodafone India and had a long stint of 16 years in different capacities.

Talking on the new appointments, Vivek Sood, CEO, Telewings Communications Services (Uninor) said, “Suresh brings good finance management experience with right capabilities to set up a robust financial reporting process, policies and controls. With his proven abilities in finance, I am confident he will be able to establish an efficient financial discipline and build the organization for future to realize our Internet for All ambition.”

“I am delighted to join Uninor, an organization known for a highly motivated team and culture of transparency and empowerment. I look forward to bring value to the organization to deliver on financial goals and to contribute effectively on building organizational strength,” said Suresh.

Suresh is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Calcutta University.

Shahed on the other hand brings along over 26 years and has worked across geographies like South Asia, Middle East, Malaysia and UK in the leadership roles and on global projects for British American Tobacco (BAT). In his last assignment, Shahed was CHRO of Grameenphone (GP) in Bangladesh. He joined Grameenphone in November 2012.

“I am excited to be part of Uninor and look forward to be part of a highly motivated team. Passionate and inspired employees, and customer centricity are at the core of our strategy and together we will work to take our engagement levels to new height,” said Shahed.

Shahed pursued a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from North South University, Bangladesh.

Both Suresh and Shahed will be based at Uninor’s corporate office in Gurgaon.


Niloy Banerjee

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