CEO, Connectivity Solutions Business

Ankit Agarwal joined STL in 2007. He heads global sales for Telecom Products including optical fibre, optical fibre cable and data cables.

He has been instrumental in expanding the global footprint of the Telecom business by successfully executing and managing Joint Ventures in China and Brazil. Under his leadership, STL’s global sales have crossed over 100 countries. In addition to Joint Ventures, he is also responsible for executing strategic opportunities such as Mergers & Acquisitions and Greenfield projects globally for STL.

Prior to STL, Ankit led the Corporate Strategy of Vedanta Resources and played a key role in Vedanta’s strategic transactions including its $8.6 billion acquisition of Cairn India, and $2.6 billion bid for ASARCO. As an Analyst at the Investment Banking division of Deutsche Bank (London) prior to his stint at Vedanta, he played a significant role in cross-border transactions such as Tata Steel’s acquisition of Corus for US$12 billion & Eurasian Natural Resources $2.7 billion IPO.

Ankit holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California and an MBA degree from London Business School.