) formerly known as Bharti Tele-Ventures LTD (BTVL) is an Indian company offering telecommunication services in 19 countries. It is the largest cellular service provider in India, with more than 141 million subscriptions as of August 2010[update]. Bharti Airtel is the world's third largest, single-country mobile operator and fifth largest telecom operator in the world with a subscriber base of over 180 million. It also offers fixed line services and broadband services. It offers its telecom services under the Airtel brand and is headed by Sunil Bharti Mittal. Bharti Airtel is the first Indian
Bharti Airtel<br /><ul><li>Bharti Airtel Ltd. Is formely known as Bharti Tele-Ventures LTD(BTVL).
It is an Indian company offering telecommunication services in 19 countries.
It is largest cellular provider in India, with more than 141 million subscriptions as of August 2010.
It is world’s third largest, single country mobile operator and fifth telecom operator in the world with a with a subscriber base of over 180 million.
It offers its telecom services under the AIRTEL brand and is headed by Sunil Bharti Mittal. </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Bharti Tele-Ventures was incorporated on July 7, 1995 as a company with limited liability under the Companies Act, for promoting telecommunications services.
Bharti Tele-Ventures received certificate for commencement of business on January 18, 1996.
The Company was initially formed as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bharti Telecom Limited.
It is known for being the first mobile phone company in the world to outsource everything except marketing and sales and finance.</li></li></ul><li>Sunil Bharti Mittal<br />
About Chairman<br /><ul><li>Sunil BhartiMittal Is the Founder, Chairman and Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises, one of India’s leading business groups with interests in telecom, financial services, retail, realty, manufacturing and agriculture.
Sunil started his career at 18 after graduating from Punjab University in India in 1976 and founded Bharti. Today, at 52, he heads a successful enterprise which employs over 30,000 people. Bharti Airtel, the flagship group company, has a market capitalization of approximately US$ 25 billion. </li></li></ul><li>Awards received by Chairman<br /><ul><li>Sunil has been recognized with the Padma Bhushan, one of India’s highest civilian awards.
He has also received the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration, Academics and Management for 2009.
The US-India Business Council has also honored him with the ‘Global Vision’ Award 2008.
Sunil has been awarded numerous awards and recognitions including the Global Economy Prize 2009 by The Kiel Institute, Germany.</li></li></ul><li>Membership of chairman in forums & Councils <br /><ul><li>Sunil was Co-chairman of the World Economic Forum in 2007 at Davos and is a member of its International Business Council.
He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
He is also a member of the Indo-US CEOs Forum.
He is also a member of the Academy of Distinguished Entrepreneurs, Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts. </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>He serves as a member of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business.
Sunil believes a responsible corporate has a duty to give back to the community in which it operates. This belief has resulted in Bharti Foundation, which is committed to providing education to under-privileged children in rural India.
Sunil has been conferred with the degree of Doctor of Laws (Honoris Causa) by the University of Leeds, UK and the degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by the Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology.</li></li></ul><li>Head Office in New Delhi<br />
About CEO<br /><ul><li>Sanjay Kapoor has over 25 years of experience, of which 12 years have been in the telecommunications sector.
Sanjay joined the Bharti group in 1998 and has since held a number of senior management positions across the Mobile Services arena.
He created a strategic blueprint for the telecom group and managed its early deployment before accepting the position of President & CEO of TeleTech Services (India) Ltd. in 2003.</li></ul>Sanjay Kapoor, Chief Executive Officer – Bharti Airtel Ltd. (India & South Asia<br />
<ul><li>Early in March 2006, Sanjay was made responsible for managing the growth of the largest mobile services company in India, in the capacity of President of Bharti Airtel’s Mobile Services.
In mid-March 2009, Sanjay was elevated to the role of Deputy CEO, Bharti Airtel Ltd and was asked to lead all the consumer oriented businesses.
In a year’s time by March’10 Sanjay was appointed the CEO, Bharti Airtel Ltd (India and South Asia). In his current role, he has the end-to-end responsibility of leading India and South Asia businesses of Bharti Airtel to drive growth and business synergies in Mobile Services, Telemedia Services, Enterprise Services and DTH services – the Four distinct BUs of Airtel. </li></li></ul><li>Sanjay’s carrier before joining Bharti group<br /><ul><li>Prior to joining the Bharti Group, Sanjay worked with Xerox India as Director - Operations Support. He spent 14 years with the global document management company, handling a range of key portfolios, ranging from Sales & Marketing to General Management functions.
Sanjay commenced his professional career in 1983 as an executive trainee with Jay Engineering Works Ltd., India’s largest manufacturers of fans and sewing machines.
For more than 12 years, he has played an active role in various industry forums like CII and NASSCOM.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>He currently serves as a Board member of GSMA and Chairman of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI).
Recently Sanjay was invited to Chair the CII national Committee on Telecom and Broadband.
Sanjay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Hons) from Delhi University, an MBA from Cranfield School of Management (UK) and is a Graduate of The Wharton Advanced Management Program.</li></li></ul><li>Board of Directors of Bharti Group<br /><ul><li>Sunil Bharti Mittal(Chairman of Bharti Enterprises).
Sanjay Kapoor (CEO-Bharti Airtel Ltd.in India & South Asia.
ManojKohli (CEO-International & Joint MD of Bharti Airtel).
Amrita Gangotra (Director-IT in India & South Asia).
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Achievement of the company<br /><ul><li>Bharti Airtel is the first Indian telecom service provider to achieve this Cisco Gold Certification.
To earn Gold Certification, Bharti Airtel had to meet rigorous standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco.
It is known for being the first mobile phone company in the world to outsource everything except marketing and sales and finance.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>BhartiAirtel has been recognized as the Best Global Wholesale Carrier for 2009 at the Telecoms World Awards Middle East by Terrapin.
Airtel ranked second in the Economic Times-Brand Equity Most Trusted Brand Survey 2009.
BhartiAirtel bagged the Best Carrier India Award and the Ovum Telco-Transformation Award at the Telecom Asia Awards 2009.
BhartiAirtel ranked India’s second most valuable company, by Business Today in 2009.</li></li></ul><li>Present status of the Company<br /><ul><li>The Revenue of Company is US$ 7.254 billion.