Indus Towers Names CEO

India’s leading mobile tower company announces the appointment of Mr. B.S. Shantharaju as its new Chief Executive Officer

May 28, 2009

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NEW DELHI -- Indus Towers Limited, India’s leading mobile tower company, announced the appointment of Mr. B S Shantharaju as the new Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. B S Shantharaju joins the company today. Prior to this assignment, Mr. Shantharaju worked with Delhi International Airports (P) Limited as the Chief Executive Officer after the airport was privatized. In this capacity, he has successfully led the transformation of airport to its current status. Though a qualified accountant and an MBA, he has rich general management experience in leadership positions for reputed companies. He was the Managing Director for Gujarat Gas Company Limited, India’s largest city gas distribution company, majority owned by UK Hydrocarbon major BG Group Plc. He spent major part of his career with SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals as Finance Director and Country Head of Bangladesh.

Mr. Shantharaju will take over from Mr. Stefan Langkamp, who is moving back to his parent company Vodafone to take up his next assignment. Stefan has been in India since Jan 2008 and has successfully led Indus Towers since its inception; building it into a leading telecom tower company in the world, with a portfolio of 100,000 towers.

Vodafone India

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