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Telstra appoints Upendra Kohli as new MD for Indian operations

Australia-based telecom and information services company Telstra today announced appointment of Upendra Kohli as Managing Director for its Indian operations.

Kohli would handle the newly created role of Country Managing Director for India, Telstra said in a statement.

He would be based in Bangalore and will develop and execute Telstra’s strategy for the Indian sub-continent. He would also be responsible for customer relationships throughout the country, it added further.

Telstra Chief Customer Officer, Global Enterprise and Services, Martijn Blanken said India has quickly become a strategically important market “both as a region where we serve a wide range of enterprise and carrier customers, and as a country where Telstra works with service partners to support our global and Australian operations”.

Kohli has over two decades of experience in IT and telecoms across Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (MEA).

He spent the past 13 years with Infosys, where he most recently led the South-East Asia and MEA regions.


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