Sterlite Technologies appoints Swati Rangachari as Chief of Corporate Affairs

Sterlite Technologies appoints Swati Rangachari as Chief of Corporate Affairs

Pune, India

Sterlite Technologies Limited, an end-to-end solution provider in high-speed data and power transmission networks, today announced the appointment of Swati Rangachari as Chief of Corporate Affairs.

Rangachari brings to Sterlite a deep understanding of public policy and industry relations that will drive synergies with the Government’s vision of a developed nation, and support sustained growth of the Broadband Infrastructure Industry. Based in Delhi NCR, Rangachari is a member of Sterlite’s Executive Council, and will lead government affairs related to public policy, industry strategy and engagement.

“Rangachari’s leadership and experience in policy matters is well-timed with Sterlite’s ambitious plans to create efficient communication infrastructures in India and globally,” said, Dr. Anand Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Technologies. “Her engagement is pivotal to our commitment towards critical government programmes such as Digital India, BharatNet, Smart Cities, Make in India, amongst others,” added Dr. Agarwal.

Rangachari’s experience spans key leadership positions including her former assignments as Senior Director of Corporate Affairs, Visa India & South Asia, and Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Ericsson India. She comes with over 20 years of experience in government and industry relations, communications and brand visibility in high-intensity growth markets. She has held leadership positions in Telecom, Financial Services, Aerospace and IT sectors. On the academic front, she holds a Masters in International Management from Fore School of Management and an executive programme from Boston University.

“Policy around high-speed broadband connectivity is poised to create historic value in the lives and lifestyles of citizens. Sterlite’s commitment to realise Government’s programmes will have a multiplier effect on the industries and social growth,” said Swati Rangachari. “I am pleased to work for a leading Indian MNC which focuses on nation building and look forward to further the industry’s and Government’s commitment to create a developed nation,” added Rangachari.

With the cumulative investment of $60 billion envisaged in telecom infrastructure over the next 5 years in India, Sterlite Technologies, in partn driver in India’s transformation to the digital age. Sterlite is implementing key Government projects such as Defence’s Network for Spectrum, Smart City and BharatNet broadband connectivity and access to information, governance, and opportunities to the average citizen. In line with the Government’s and customers’ requirements for integrated expertise in designing, building and managing high innovative, future-proof offerings, including products, solutions and software. brought in senior talent from the global community in strategic profiles to fine practices from across the world and boost diversity


Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL) develops & delivers solutions for power transmission networks, globally. STL is among the global leaders in all its business areas through its operations in India, China & Brazil. STL is developing several network projects across India including secure communication network creation in Jammu & Kashmir for Indian army, enabling BharatNet, establishing urban high-speed Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) networks and multiple interstate ultra mega power transmission projects. Listed on Stock Exchanges BSE & NSE in Mumbai, India, broad shareholder base. The company has recently announced a demerger of its power products and transmission business into a new company. Sterlite Technologies to remain a pure play telecom focused company. For more details, visit www.sterlitetechnologies.com

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STL is a leading global optical and digital solutions company providing advanced offerings to build 5G, Rural, FTTx, Enterprise and Data Centre networks. The company, driven by its purpose of ‘Transforming Billions of Lives by Connecting the World’, designs and manufactures in 4 continents with customers in more than 100 countries. Telecom operators, cloud companies, citizen networks, and large enterprises recognize and rely on STL for advanced capabilities in Optical Connectivity, Global Services, and Digital and Technology solutions to build ubiquitous and future-ready digital networks. STL’s business goals are driven by customer-centricity, R&D and sustainability. Championing sustainable manufacturing, the company has committed to achieve Net Zero emissions by 2030. With top talent from 30+ nationalities, STL has earned numerous ‘Great Place to Work’ awards and been voted as the ‘Best Organisation for Women’.

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