Tata Communications appoints Sumeet Walia as chief sales and marketing officer

Tata Communications has appointed Sumeet Walia as its chief sales and marketing officer effective immediately, elevating him from his previous position within the network.

The company states that in this role Walia will head up aligning the global sales and marketing functions around Tata Communications’ go-to-market strategy for driving business growth in all markets worldwide.

Sumeet has been with the company for several years, notably as EVP and head for India, APAC, Middle-East, Central Asia, and Africa. He has earned special recognition within the network for shaping the network’s data business in India.

Vinod Kumar, managing director and CEO, Tata Communications, said: “Sumeet is an accomplished business leader who has the ability to continuously adapt and understand the dynamic business environment in which we operate with a proven track record. With his understanding of our business, industry and culture, I am confident that Sumeet will successfully lead the market efforts as we drive growth and greater momentum for our customers and partners.”