Exodus at India's largest telecom operator Airtel continues: Jagbir Singh, the company CTO and Director, Network Services Group has stepped down, reports PTI. Abhay Savargaonkar will be taking over from him as Airtel's CTO. Singh had returned to Airtel in April 2011 as the company's CTO and Director, Network Services Group after serving a short nine month stint with Reliance Communications as its President (Technology and Networks) between July 2010-April 2011. At Reliance Communications, he was involved in rolling out the telco's 3G services simultaneously in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chandigarh. He had initially joined Airtel in 2001 and was responsible for the telco's strategic planning of Mobile Network, providing strategic direction, deciding the network architecture, leading the complete Mobility network team, 3G strategy & planning team and WiMax deployment team. Singh has over 24 years of experience in the field of Telecom, having worked with Bharti’s Infotel group, Nortel (in Asia-Pac role), Lucent Technologies and in Defense Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Govt of India. On the other hand, Savargaonkar was previously serving as the chief of network operations and has been with the company since 2006, overseeing the telco's network operations across all its verticals in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Recent Exits at Airtel Last month, Sukesh Jain, Chief Marketing Officer of Airtel’s enterprise business had quit the company along with four other executives. Earlier in January, PVV Srinivasa Rao, who was heading Airtel’s UP East & West circles had also quit to join the confectionary-maker Mars while Ramesh Menon, Airtel’s circle head for Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, had quit to join Reliance Communications as the…
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