Cable & Wireless Worldwide today announced that it has appointed Shali Thilakan as the new Managing Director for India. Thilakan will be based out of Bangalore. Thilakan has been with C&W Worldwide for the past 10 years in various roles including sales and operations. According to his LinkedIn profile, prior to joining Cable & Wireless, Thilakan has worked with Worldcom as Operation Manager for one year and TMI India (A Telecom Italia Company) as Country Systems Engineer for 2 years 1 month. He has a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E) from SSVPS College of Engineering, Maharashtra.