Vodafone India announces that Manish Dawar will take over from Thomas Reisten as the Chief Financial Officer of Vodafone India with effect from January 1, 2018. Based in Mumbai, he will report into Sunil Sood, Managing Director & CEO, Vodafone India.
Thomas Reisten, after completing a successful 4-year stint with Vodafone India, will be moving to a new senior role within the Vodafone Group.
Announcing this, Sunil Sood, Managing Director & CEO, Vodafone India, said, “Thomas has made an immense contribution to Vodafone’s growth in India over the last 4 years. We commend and thank him for his many achievements and wish him the very best as he returns to the Vodafone Group. We also warmly welcome Manish to the Vodafone family. In these exciting times, he brings a rich experience of working across multiple industries and deep understanding of all aspects of finance. He is a worthy successor to Thomas and I look forward to a successful transition.”
Manish joins Vodafone from Den Networks Limited where he was Group CFO. He started his career with Unilever in India and subsequently moved to Reebok. He joined Reckitt Benckiser as CFO in India and went on to become the Group Controller in their Headquarters. He has subsequently held the position of President, CFO & ED for Konkola Copper Mines Plc. (subsidiary of Vedanta).
By qualification, Manish is a Chartered Accountant from ICAI and Company Secretary from ICSI, India. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce with Honors from Punjab University, Chandigarh.