Vodafone Idea Limited (Vi) has appointed Akshaya Moondra as the CEO for a period of three years effective August 19, 2022.

Moondra will take over from Ravinder Takkar who will continue to be a non-executive and non-independent director of the company.

Moondra, who is currently the CFO of Vi, has over 30 years of international experience and over 14 years of experience in the Indian telecom sector.

Commenting on the appointment, Himanshu Kapania, chairman, Vi, said, “The board would like to thank Ravinder for his solid leadership of Vi over the last three years. He has steered the company through the world’s largest telecom integration and made the company a future-fit digital telecom player. We are pleased to welcome Akshaya Moondra as our new CEO. He is well-versed with the Vi business context, and I am confident that he will successfully steer the company through the next phase of development and help unlock its full potential.”