Arun Sarin

  • Ex-Vodafone CEO in race for Yahoo top job | More December 10, 2008

    New York: Indian American Arun Sarin, who recently moved out as the Vodafone Group CEO, is leading the race for the job of CEO for Yahoo, the top internet search engine and website. Sarin, if selected, would replace Jerry Yang as the Yahoo CEO. Yang, co-founder of Yahoo, had recently...
  • Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin to step down in July May 27, 2008

    New Delhi: According to reports in Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper, Vodafone group's CEO, Arun Sarin, will announce on Tuesday that he will step down in July and hand over to his deputy, Vittorio Colao. The timing of Sarin's departure, after five years in charge of the British-based mobile phone group, will...
  • Arun Sarin is CNN-IBN Indian of the Year-Global Indian January 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The year 2007 has been phenomenal for Indians on the world stage, but one of them stood out, so no wonder CNN-IBN has chosen Arun Sarin as Indian of the Year for the global Indian category. The dapper CEO of Vodafone may be an Indian citizen who today...
  • Arun Sarin earns more than Mittal June 23, 2007

    New Delhi: Lakshmi Mittal may be the richest Indian by virtue of his stake in world's biggest steel empire, but in terms of annual remuneration as a CEO, he has been beaten by another India-born chief executive, Arun Sarin. Vodafone, the world's largest mobile player in terms of revenue, gave more...
  • Vodafone gets a clean chit by DoT April 4, 2007

    New Delhi: The telecom ministry has given a clean chit to Vodafone on the Hutch-Essar deal, saying that no licencing condition was violated by the company. However, the final call rests with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), which is likely to take a decision during the next meeting scheduled on...
  • Ruias, Vodaphone ring in new partnership June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The Ruias got roses and how! The CEO of Vodaphone, Arun Sarin delivered them to their doorstep himself. Of course wooing the Ruias - 33 per cent stakeholders in mobile firm Hutch-Essar - was not the only reason why Sarin was there. He was also trying to iron out...
  • Sarin goes to Ruia villa to woo them February 15, 2007

    New Delhi: Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin not only delivered roses to the Ruias on the Valentine's Day, he landed right at their doors on Thursday in his efforts to woo the Essar Group to ensure smooth sailing of mobile venture Hutch-Essar, where the UK company is acquiring the majority stake. After...
  • We want Ruia's support: Arun Sarin February 15, 2007

    New Delhi: After winning the Hutch Essar Limited for $19 billion, UK telecom giant Vodaphone’s CEO Arun Sarin seems confident he will be able to win Ruias—the 33 per cent stake holders of Essar who went sour after the deal got struck. Sarin is likely to meet the Essar Group top...
  • Roses for Essar, with love Vodafone! June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: The battle of corporate telecom giants acquired a hint of Gandhigiri on Wednesday with Vodafone chief executive Arun Sarin promising to send roses to estranged Indian partner Essar Sarin hoped Ruias will choose to stay invested in the Hutch-Essar mobile telecom venture and said he will make all...
  • Vodafone CEO rings in Hutch deal June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Amid speculations on what will be the fate of Essar after British giant Vodafone acquired Hutch-Essar with a $ 11.1 billion bid, Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin visits India on Wednesday to pursue the completion of the deal. During his visit, he is expected to hold meetings with the...
  • Vodafone briefs Maran on future plans June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: On a day when Indian conglomerate Essar threatened legal action against Vodafone over the Hutch-Essar deal, Vodafone's CEO Arun Sarin met Communications and IT Minister Dayanidhi Maran and briefed him on the company's future plans for India. The British telecom major on Monday won the bid to acquire...
  • Vodafone, Bharti still phone friends June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Bharti Telecom’s Sunil Mittal is known to make friends easily. It was this friendship that resulted in a partnership which first brought the world's largest telco – Vodaphone - to India. Now, as Vodafone embarks on its own Indian journey by winning the Hutch bid, it has Mittal to...
  • Vodafone to submit Hutch-Essar bid soon June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: While continuing its due diligence, British telecom major Vodafone on Saturday said it in Davos would submit a formal offer to its takeover target in India, Hutch-Essar, in the second week of February. Vodafone was the first player to announce its intention about acquiring Hutch-Essar and started studying the...
  • Vodafone terms Essar a 'natural partner' June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Vodafone on Thursday reinstated its willingness to partner Ruias-promoted Essar in the Hutch deal, saying it is the "natural partner" for the biggest acquisition deal in India. Echoing Wednesday’s comment of its CEO Arun Sarin that ‘he counted the Ruias as good partners’, UK-based telecom giant Vodafone on Thursday...
  • Kamal Nath asks Vodafone to be honest June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Commerce and Industry Minister Kamal Nath on Wednesday asked Vodafone to follow best commercial practises in its bid to acquire Hutch-Essar. The Minister said this when the India-born CEO of the UK telecom giant Arun Sarin met him to discuss regulatory issues relating to acquisition of Hutch-Essar. PTI quoted Nath...
  • Vodafone open to partner Essar for HEL June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Expressing its willingness to partner Ruias-promoted Essar in the venture, Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin on Wednesday said the company will make a bid in the next few weeks for all available stake in Hutch-Essar. When asked whether Vodafone would join hands with Ruias-promoted Essar in the event of the...
  • Vodafone chief arrives for Hutch-Essar June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: In order to step up diplomatic pressure, Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin arrived in Delhi on Wednesday early morning to meet top Government leaders. Sarin will try to garner Government support for its bid for Hutch-Essar stake. He is expected to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Commerce Minister Kamal...