Reliance Entertainment Digital’s Zapak has appointed Shard Sharma as National Sales Head for all businesses under Zapak with effect from April 2013. Shard will be responsible for managing their teams in Mumbai and Delhi and will be reporting to Chaitanya Prabhu who heads Zapak’s gaming business in India across carriers, OEMs and advertisers.
Shard has 13 years of experience in sales. Prior to joining Zapak, Shard worked at Sify as Regional Manager – North, East and West for 3 years between 2010-2013. He has also worked as Senior Manager at Rediff, Account Group Head at Web18, Manager at Webdunia, among others.
Akamai Technologies has appointed Sidharth Malik as Vice-President and Managing Director for Akamai India reports Business Line. The report states that Malik will be based out of Bangalore and will report to Sanjay Singh, Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ).
Prior to joining Akamai Technologies, Malik worked as Senior Director of the Developer Platform Business at Microsoft India, Managing Director, South Asia for Telelogic AB, Country Manager with IBM Rational India, Area Vice-President at Salesforce.com and Sales Manager at Tata Elxsi India.
The report says that Wadhwa will be responsible for growing the organisation through digitization and will be based out of Noida. Prior to joining Siti Cable, V D Wadhwa has worked with Timex Group India Limited for 14 years in various roles including Managing Director & CEO, Senior VP – Business Development and VP – Sales & Marketing, India & SAARC,
Deepak Gulati, Executive President of Tata Teleservices has quit the company reports Business Line. The reason for his exit is not known. However, their sources say that the exit could be attributed to the company’s recent performances in the market. It is not clear who will be taking over from Gulati.
Prior to his stint with Tata DoCoMo, Gulati has also worked with Bharti Airtel for eight years as their regional CEO and was responsible for the launch of the company’s operations in three of its five regions across the country.