As per the new role, Neeraj Jha will be responsible for leading Airtel’s brand advocacy, reputation and communication efforts while providing oversight and support to the other Bharti Group entities.
Bharti Airtel (Airtel) has appointed Neeraj Jha as Head of Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs. He will report to Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel Ltd.
Neeraj Jha brings with him over 24 years of experience across journalism and industry. Prior to joining Airtel, he was the Head of Corporate Communications and Company Spokesperson at HDFC Bank. During his 14 years tenure at the Bank, he leveraged elements like the business and digital capabilities of the brand, its management depth, and a human face to build a strong image and leadership position.
“We are pleased to have Neeraj on board to spearhead Airtel’s corporate reputation mandate. I am confident his rich experience will add immense value to Airtel,” said, Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO (India & South Asia), Bharti Airtel Ltd.
On his appointment, Neeraj Jha, Head of Corporate Communications and Corporate Affairs, Bharti Airtel Ltd, said, “I firmly believe I’ve joined a culture, an ethos that’s committed to the cause of connecting the nation, its people, households, and businesses. From healthcare to education to entertainment, it brings this and much more today to the lives of millions of people making them better, easier, and more productive. Airtel is an iconic brand that generations in New India have grown up looking up to. I’m humbled and honored to be part of it.”