Max India founder Analjit Singh, to be Vodafone India Chairman

February 11, 2012: Analjit Singh is to be the new Chairman of Vodafone India, the telecom services leader announced this week. A leading industry figure in India, Analjit was the founder and Chairman of Max India and  its subsidiaries , Max New York Life Insurance, Max Healthcare Institute and Max Bupa Health Insurance..

Says Vittorio Colao, Chief Executive of Vodafone Group: “Analjit has been a longstanding, reliable and trustworthy partner in India.” 

Adds Nick Read, CEO of Vodafone’s Africa, Middle East andAsia Pacific region, said: “Analjit brings a wealth of business experience and is one of India’s leading entrepreneurs. He knows our business well, having been the founder and chairman of Max Telecom, the business which has grown to become Vodafone India with nearly 150 million customers.”

Analjit Singh says : “It is a great honour to become Chairman of Vodafone India, a company I have been involved with since its inception. The business has performed strongly in the market under Vodafone’s stewardship and I look forward to working with Vodafone India CEO Marten Pieters and his team as the company continues to compete strongly inthe fast-growing mobile market.’’