Abhinandan Sharma Joins Citadel Intelligent Systems As Senior VP

by CXOtoday News Desk    Mar 13, 2018


Citadel Intelligent Systems Pvt. Ltd. (CIS), a Bangalore-based start-up and manufacturer of finest optic fiber solutions, today embraced Abhinandan Sharma as its Senior Vice President. In his new role, Sharma will be accountable for providing overall business direction and managing P&L for the company.

With almost two decades of experience in the Telecom sector, Sharma managed multiple leadership roles as mentor and coach in various cross-functional teams. In his last tenure, he served as the Director- Telecom, India & SAARC at CommScope, whereby he formulated and chalked out strategies to position the global portfolio of the brand. He has also served various roles at TE Connectivity, Raychem RPG and Sterlite. His expertise includes, profit & loss management, strategic planning & execution, sales & marketing, top & bottom line operations, budgeting & forecasting and team building & leadership.

Announcing Sharma’s appointment, K K Shetty, Managing Director, Citadel Intelligent Systems Ltd. said, “We are delighted to have Abhinandan Sharma onboard. At this stage of our business, we are developing a core team to shape the future business prospects of CIS, aligned with the objectives set forth. Mr. Sharma’s strong experience in the domain and effective leadership quality will strengthen the brand. And, with his consistent track record of result-driven growth, revenue, profitability and business acumen, Sharma’s appointment is a strategic step ahead.”

Embracing the CIS team, Abhinandan Sharma said, “I’m excited to be a part of the CIS team which has led the brand to achieve exceptional growth within a span of a year since its inception. The brand’s philosophy is aligned with the nation’s digital growth map which will create new chapters in the optic fibre ecosystem. Driven by the same passion, I’m looking forward to meet the huge market demands with best of CIS offerings.”

Sharma hold a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and a master’s degree in marketing management from Pune University and has also completed applied finance from IIM- Calcutta. He has been an active member of the FTTh Council Asia Pacific and till recently, was serving as Vice Chair of Technology and Regulations committee of the council.