Vodafone Idea Limited (Vi) has appointed Pravir Kumar as operations director (central). In his new role, Kumar will oversee Vi’s Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Chandigarh cluster operations.

According to Vi, Kumar comes with vast experience in managing business transformation, change management and driving business growth. Prior to the appointment, he served as the chief executive officer for the Bihar and Jharkhand circles at Reliance Jio. He has earlier worked with Tata Teleservices Limited as chief operating officer. He has also served as the general manager (GM) of marketing at Idea Cellular Limited, as well as the GM of marketing at Reliance Communications. He was also the zonal business manager (Kolkata/Patna) for Bharti Airtel.