Neil Masterson, CEO of OneWeb, said, “Having had the opportunity to work with Srikanth in his most recent role as CFO of Bharti Global, the team at OneWeb has seen first-hand the wealth of experience and expertise he will bring to his new position at OneWeb. He will assume responsibility for helping us deliver our ambitious business plan, securing additional funding and establishing high standards of governance.”
A chartered accountant and a commerce graduate from the University of Madras, Balachandran started his career as a management trainee at Unilever, where he spent 23 years across leadership roles in Finance, Supply Chain and HR in India and UK.
Speaking about his appointment, Balachandran said, “OneWeb has an unparalleled opportunity to create value for communities, businesses and governments. Our plans to create a telecom network in space will be game-changing and will help realise OneWeb’s vision of 'internet access everywhere, for everyone’.
He added that OneWeb has fantastic support from new investors in terms of funding, market access and customer reach. and said the company will invest responsibly for customer experience and profitable growth.
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