In his last assignment, Mr Singh was with Aircel India – as their COO (Chief Operating Officer). He has nearly 30 years of work experience in industries such as consumer electronics, telecom, and home appliances, and is a graduate of BITS Pilani. He also had a stint of five years with Hutch (now Vodafone), where he was the Director (Operations), handling the northern region.
At Reliance, Gurdeep Singh will be in-charge of driving profitability and higher revenues, and will also get a seat on the Reliance management board, which basically is the executive decision making body of all business heads. He elaborates, "I am delighted to be a part of the Reliance Group and look forward to an exciting journey in taking Reliance Communications Wireless Business to greater heights".
The telecom sector is a great enabler of jobs in India, and industries such as Mobile Value Added Services are totally dependent on it. There is a huge competition for talent, and M-VAS recruitment companies in India sure are stretched.