American Tower Corporation appoints Ashwani Khillan as India COO

American Tower Corporation appoints Ashwani Kumar Khillan as COO for India operations

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Ashwani Kumar Khillan

NEW DELHI: American Tower Corporation (ATC) India, an independent tower company has appointed Ashwani Kumar Khillan as Chief Operating Officer (COO).


In this position, he will be responsible for managing the overall operations for the company including, financial planning and strategic initiatives.

Khillan joins from MTS where he was the CTO. Previously, he has worked with brands such as Huawei, Ericsson, Idea Cellular, Reliance Communications and HFCL in areas of Managed Services, Operations and Network Planning.

He will be taking on the reins from  B Ramanand, who will shortly be retiring after five years of service at ATC.


Welcoming Khillan on board, Amit Sharma, Executive Vice President and President, Asia, said, “With the appointment of Khillan, ATC India is strengthening both strategically and operationally. We are delighted to welcome him into the organization. His vast experience and expertise will support our company’s growth plans.”

On being appointed COO at ATC, Khillan, said, “Working with the team at ATC is something I’ve been looking forward to. It’s with a great sense of anticipation and purpose that I’ve assumed office. My focus will be on devising a strategy in sync with the organisation’s vision of becoming a dominant player in this sector.”

Khillan brings over 25 years of telecom leadership experience with a consistent track record of driving increased levels of productivity, profits and customer engagement.

He is recognized as an Operations and Network Expert in the industry, especially in areas of designing and implementing solutions to reduce total cost of operations and delivering a strong ROI. A qualified engineer from NIT, Kurukshetra, he holds a Masters of Business Administration from XLRI, Jamshedpur.