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Airtel Shareholders Approve to Reappoint Gopal Vittal as Managing Director

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Bharti Airtel’s investors have endorsed the approved of Gopal Vittal as Managing Director of the company for a time of five years with impact from February 1, 2023.

Over of 97% of complete votes polled were supportive of the resolution, and the same “has been passed with requisite majority”, Airtel said in an regulatory filings on the result of its Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The investors likewise supported an special resolution related with payment of compensation to Vittal as Managing Director and CEO of the company, with 89.57 percent votes in favor and 10.42 percent against the proposition.

“Therefore the above resolution has been passed with requisite majority,” the filing said.

The Annual General Meeting AGM of the company was held on Friday i.e (August 12).

According to the notification of AGM dated July 21, 2022, investors’ gesture was looked for “re-appointment of Gopal Vittal as Managing Director (assigned as Managing Director and CEO) for a further time of five (5) years with impact from February 1, 2023, obligated to resign by rotation…” Vittal was re-designated as the managing director and CEO with impact from February 1, 2018 for a time of 5 years, (upto January 31, 2023). His re-arrangement was expected for one more term of five years (that is from February 1, 2023 to January 31, 2028).

The AGM plan circled before, giving out the details of the proposed compensation to be paid to Vittal, referenced the proper compensation to be Rs. 9.6 crore per annum “or such other sum as may be determine by the Board of Directors of the company, gave that addition, if any, during the resulting years, will not surpass 15% per annum of the decent compensation of going before monetary year.” It further said the variable compensation (Performance Linked Incentive) to be paid every year after the finish of the monetary year is Rs. 6.2 crore (at 100% execution). The total variable pay shall not surpass 90% of the yearly fixed pay for any monetary year, it added.

For 2021-22, Vittal’s decent compensation (barring perquisites) remained at Rs. 9.1 crore, addition a variable compensation part.



Vishal kanojiya is a journalist with more than two years of experience in digital journalism. he specializes in business and technology beats. Currently, he is an Author & Cheif Editor of Techbatti

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