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    Balesh Sharma to head the Vodafone-Idea merged entity

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    Balesh Sharma to head the Vodafone-Idea merged entity

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    Balesh Sharma who is now the chief operating officer at Vodafone India will become the CEO of the merged entity. Akshay Moondra, who is currently the CFO of Idea Cellular will continue to look after the finances of the merged entity.

    The old guard will make way for new blood once the USD 23 billion Vodafone-Idea merger is completed. The companies have announced a new leadership team for the merged entity.
    Balesh Sharma who is now the chief operating officer at Vodafone India will become the CEO of the merged entity.
    Akshay Moondra, who is currently the CFO of Idea Cellular will continue to look after the finances of the merged entity.
    What's interesting is that the current CEOs of both Vodafone and Idea will move out of their offices and assume new responsibilities. Himanshu Kapania will become a member on the board of the merged entity.
    Sunil Sood who is now the CEO of Vodafone India will join the Vodafone Group AMAP leadership team and also help governance through board memberships.
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