Bharti Airtel has appointed Pradipt Kapoor as chief information officer (CIO). Kapoor will succeed Harmeen Mehta.

In his new role, Kapoor will focus on driving Airtel’s overall engineering strategy and realising its digital vision. Kapoor will also oversee delivery of cybersecurity and cloud businesses which were earlier headed by Mehta.

Further, Kapoor will be a member of the Airtel Management Board and report to Airtel’s managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) Gopal Vittal.

Prior to this, Kapoor worked with A.P. Moller – Maersk where he headed global products and solutions engineering for a 3,000-strong organisation. Earlier, Kapoor had also worked with SITA Inc. (UK) for over a decade in products engineering.