TRANSSION Holdings, the leading mobile phone conglomerate in global emerging markets, today announced the elevation of Mr. Arijeet Talapatra as the CEO of TRANSSION India with immediate effect. Arijeet is associated with TRANSSION since its entry in the Indian market and has spearheaded the sales, distribution and retail functions of the company in his role as Senior Vice President – National Head, Sales, Distribution & Retail.
Mr. Arijeet Talpatra’s elevation as CEO of TRANSSION India is a clear reflection of the company’s continuous growth trajectory and to be future ready to build a great organisation with distinct capabilities and a distinctive culture.
Arijeet has undoubtedly played a pivotal role in establishing TRANSSION’s prominent mobile brands itel, TECNO, Spice and accessories brand, oraimo in India. Arijeet has been painstakingly dedicated and committed to taking TRANSSION India to greater heights in a very short span of time.
Speaking on the announcement, Mr. Marco Ma, Chief Managing Director – TRANSSION India said, “We’re really fortunate to have a visionary like Arijeet as part of our Team. Arijeet surely has a rare combination of experience, talent and vision that deems fit for a leadership role of CEO. CEO has the critical responsibility for the direction and successful operation of all business units within the organisation and we believe Arijeet will able to take the business to newer heights with all his leadership acumen. We’re confident that under Arijeet’s able leadership along with the talented pool of Senior Management leaders across different verticals, TRANSSION India will witness a steady growth in the coming years.”
As the CEO of TRANSSION India, Arijeet will lead the development and execution of the company’s long term strategy with a view to create shareholder value in alignment with the company’s identity. He will be responsible for leading the development and execution of long-term strategies, overall success of the organisation and making top-level managerial decisions.
Speaking on the achievement, Arijeet Talapatra, CEO, TRANSSION India, said, “I am extremely honoured to have been chosen to lead TRANSSION India. We have a great culture, huge potential in the market and a winning strategy that has enabled us to grow strongly. I firmly believe that we can rely on our vision and mission and further align it with the company’s growth. My role is a huge responsibility that I accept with utmost honour, excitement, determination, and dedication.”
With an extensive background and experience in the industry, Arijeet has worked with several leading companies such as Unilever, Bharti Airtel and Lava before joining TRANSSION.
TRANSSION Holdings has emerged as the fifth largest player in the mobile phone industry by capturing 4 percent market share in Q1, 2018. With Today’s announcement TRANSSION India awaits another strong year in its growth story to be one of the most preferred mobile phone companies in India.
TRANSSION Holdings, best known in emerging markets for its leading mobile phone brands including TECNO, itel, Infinix, and Spice, is committed to becoming consumers’ favourite smart device and mobile value added services provider with the highest brand influence in global emerging markets. Its brand portfolio also comprises Carlcare for after-sales services, oraimo for smart accessories as well as Syinix for home appliances. In 2017, TRANSSION sold nearly 130 million mobile phones globally. According to IDC figures for 2017, TRANSSION’s mobile phone brands held a 45.9% share in the African market. With more than 10,000 employees worldwide, TRANSSION has a global sales network covering 50+ countries and regions in Africa, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Latin America, including Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Egypt, the UAE (Dubai), Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and others.