Fly Mobile Managing Director quits

S. Ronendra Singh New Delhi | Updated on July 12, 2012 Published on July 12, 2012

Handset maker Fly Mobile’s Managing Director Mr Prem Kumar has quit from the company due to health reasons.

The company said it is looking for a new MD. Meanwhile, it has appointed a new President Mr Rahul Goel, who was earlier in Videocon Mobile Phones division, as Chief Operating Officer.

“Mr Kumar had resigned from the company in June and had handed over the charge to Mr Goel, who has joined as President,” Mr Abraham Joseph, Vice-President - Sales, Fly Mobile, told Business Line.

When contacted Mr Kumar, said, “Yes, I am no longer with the company. I have decided to take a break because of some health reasons.”

Fly Mobile is a 51:49 joint venture between UK-based Meridian Telecom and SAR Group of India. The company has been selling mid-end handsets priced between Rs 1,200 and Rs 4,500 since 2005. The company sells around 1.25 lakh of these handsets a month, said Mr Joseph.

SAR Group sells power conditioning products and services, IT services and software development.

The Group is known for its Luminous brand of inverters.

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Published on July 12, 2012
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