Shamik Dass joins Reliance Communications

Shimla : Reliance Communications on Tuesday inducted Shamik Das, CEO of S Tel Private Limited. Shamik will be the Joint President & Chief Operating Officer of RCom’s Wireless Business. As a key member in the Leadership Team, Shamik will also be a member of the Wireless Management Board.

“Shamik’s expertise in strategic planning & execution, operational management, Collaboration & Partnership, Supply Chain will enable RCOM to maximize its competitive advantage in the Indian Telecom Markets,” a spokesman of the RCOm said .

Shamik has earlier worked in senior level positions in Airtel, where he was the CEO of Airtel South Regions, Group CFO & Chief Supply Chain for Airtel’s Mobile & Infotel Business.

In his new role as COO, Shamik will report to Syed Safawi, President Wireless Business.

Shamik is a Chartered Accountant and has over 24 years of rich experience in sectors like Telecom, Engineering, Global Media and Education.

RCOM’s presence in both CDMA & GSM Platforms as well as extensive investments in cutting edge technologies including Wimax & 3G makes it a serious contender to deliver high value products & services in its journey towards 200 million customers.

Over the past few months, RCOM has consistently increased its intellectual capital & managerial bandwidth. Rory Cole (Verizon), Gopi Gopinath (AT&T), Terry Coutinho (Vodafone), Kaushik Pillalamarri (Verizon) have joined RCOM in the last 6 months

In a 20 year career published widely. He has worked for the BBC, AFP, The Statesman, IANS and the Business Standard . Known for his hard hitting writing and occasional off-beat stories. He lives in Shimla.

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