Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd. announced the appointment of Vineet Taneja as the Country Head for its Mobile & Digital Imaging Business. Vineet is an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience in various leadership roles in companies including Hindustan Lever Ltd., Nokia India and Bharti Airtel.
Prior to joining Samsung, Vineet was the Operations Director, South India and Sri Lanka at Bharti Airtel at the time of leaving the Company in February 2013.He was responsible for managing all lines of business , that is , Mobile , Fixed Line Voice , DSL and DTH (Digital TV) at Airtel for South India and Sri Lanka. He is credited with successfully leading the launch of 3G and driving the data and devices business for Airtel in its key geographies of South India. He also successfully led the Bharti Airtel business in Sri Lanka over the past 18 months. Prior to his stint with Airtel, Vineet was the Chief Marketing Officer for Nokia India between January 2008 to April 2010. Vineet started his career with Hindustan Lever and was Vice President, Sales & Marketing for the beverages and foods business at the time of leaving Hindustan Lever in 2005.
Speaking about his appointment, B. D. Park, President and CEO, Samsung South West Asia, stated, “We are very pleased to have Vineet on board. Samsung India has been on a strong growth trajectory and with his vast experience in managing the business and the ecosystem, I am confident that he will further consolidate our brand position and take it to the next level in the Indian market. I would like to welcome him and wish him all the best.”
Commenting upon his appointment, Vineet Taneja, Country Head, Mobile & Digital Imaging, Samsung India stated, “I am delighted to be spearheading the growth of Samsung Mobile and Digital Imaging at a time when it is showing a good momentum in the market. It will be my endeavor to ensure that we sustain this growth and further build the consumer preference for Samsung brand through an enhanced product portfolio, enriched eco system of content and services and by building a strong team for this important business. ”