Chinese mobile phone maker TRANSSION Holdings has elevated Arijeet Talapatra as the CEO of TRANSSION India. 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.
According to the company, Arijeet has played key role in establishing TRANSSION’s mobile brands like itel, TECNO, Spice and oraimo in India. As the CEO of TRANSSION India, Arijeet will lead the development and execution of the company’s long-term strategy with a view to creating shareholder value in alignment with the company’s identity. He will be responsible for leading the development and execution of long-term strategies, the overall success of the organisation and making top-level managerial decisions.
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.”
Arijeet has worked with several leading companies such as Unilever, Bharti Airtel, and Lava before joining TRANSSION. 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.”
TRANSSION Holdings has emerged as the fifth largest player in the mobile phone industry by capturing 4 percent market share in Q1, 2018.