Vodafone has appointed Analjit Singh as the non-executive Chairman of Vodafone India, effective Feb 16, 2012. Analjit Singh is the founder and chairman of Max India Limited and its subsidiaries Max New York Life Insurance Company Limited, Max Healthcare Institute Limited and Max Bupa Health Insurance Company Limited.

He was also the founder and chairman of Max Telecom Ltd which partnered with Hutchinson Whampoa to provide mobile telecommunications services as Hutchinson Max in the country in Nov 1995. Hutchinson Max was later renamed as Hutchinson Essar Ltd and became Vodafone India, following Vodafone’s acquisition in 2007. Analjit Singh reportedly holds 3% stake in Vodafone India Ltd, as noted by the Wall Street Journal.

Apart from that, Analjit Singh was also the former non-executive Chairman of Indus Towers, a shared telecom infrastructure services company and was a director on the board of several Indian companies including Tata Global Beverages, Hero MotoCorp and Dabur.


McAfee has appointed Jagdish Mahapatra as the Managing Director- India and SAARC, McAfee. In this role, he will be responsible for driving McAfee’s product revenues in both enterprise and consumer segment, strengthen the customer base across verticals and manage channel partner and alliance engagements.

Prior to this role, Jagdish Mahapatra was the Senior Vice President – IT Services Sales at Cisco Systems India for 12 years where he was responsible for scaling business in the IT services segment. Before that, he served as Godrej Pacific’s business development manager and Larsen & Toubro’s marketing manager.


Advertising network Ozone Media has appointed Sanjay Vasudeva as its Senior Vice President – Sales, reports IIFL. In this role, Sanjay Vasudeva will be responsible for driving Ozone Media’s customer growth, develop new business relationships and oversee client servicing across the country.

Before joining Ozone Media, Sanjay Vasudeva served as Zapak Digital Entertainment’s Vice President and Head of Sales where he was responsible for portal sales, social media management, digital development, advergames, and 360 degree digital activations. Prior to that, he served as the Assistant Vice President at Times Internet Ltd, regional head at Navbharat Publications, and marketing manager at Business World and Ananda Bazar Patrika.