Telecommunications giant Bharti Airtel has recently announced the appointment of Ambareesh Mandelia as the new head of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) and business development, effective from May 1, 2024. Mandelia, an experienced chartered accountant accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (2003 batch), joins the company with a wealth of knowledge spanning over two decades. His background is rich in investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, strategy, and corporate development. Prior to Airtel, Mandelia notably led the corporate health and wellness units at Tata 1mg, coupling this with a focus on corporate strategy. This staffing move comes as part of Airtel’s ongoing efforts to strengthen its senior management team, ensuring robust leadership as they navigate the complex and competitive telecommunications landscape, which is regularly beset by consolidation and strategic partnerships. Ambareesh Mandelia’s role will be pivotal as he is brought aboard to drive Airtel’s growth through strategic deals and initiatives in a sector that is ever-reliant on innovative development and market expansion.

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