Vivek started with Grameenphone in January 2013, with a mandate to develop a strong brand position of Grameenphone and transit it from being a basic service provider to a digital company. Before joining Grameenphone Ltd. he held position as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Indian mobile operator Uninor. During his tenure Company reacquired its licenses and positioned itself as the fastest growing mobile operator in India with over 42 million customers. His 23 year of experience includes senior positions in companies like Tata AIG, Hutchison Telecom, Tupperware India and Hindustan Lever Limited (Unilever).
“Throughout my career I have been driven by a hunger and passion to build business. I am therefore delighted and pleased to be offered the opportunity to lead Grameenphone, the leading telecom operator in Bangladesh. Grameenphone’s connect with Bangladesh is not only telecom services but that of empowering society by providing full benefit of making people connected said Vivek Sood, appointed CEO of Grameenphone.