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Here’s everything you need to know about Ashish Chowdhary, Apple’s new India head

Chowdhary, born in 1965, is from Delhi and got his graduate degree from Delhi University in Mathematics.

Chowdhary, born in 1965, is from Delhi and got his graduate degree from Delhi University in Mathematics.

(Photo Source: Department of Mathematics, University of Delhi)

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He even has master's degrees in Computer Science from Emory University and Business Administration from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in the United States.

He even has master's degrees in Computer Science from Emory University and Business Administration from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania in the United States.

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Prior to coming on board with Apple, Chowdhary joined Nokia in 2003, where he was in-charge of the Nokia Networks’ India operations till 2007.

Prior to coming on board with Apple, Chowdhary joined Nokia in 2003, where he was in-charge of the Nokia Networks’ India operations till 2007.

(Photo source: Wikimedia)

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After 2007, he was promoted to the Head of Managed Services for Nokia Siemens Networks before finally being the Chief Customer Operations Officer (CCOO) for Asia, the Middle East and Africa at Nokia Networks.

After 2007, he was promoted to the Head of Managed Services for Nokia Siemens Networks before finally being the Chief Customer Operations Officer (CCOO) for Asia, the Middle East and Africa at Nokia Networks.

(Photo Source: Nokia India)

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Currently, Apple India is headed by Michel Coulomb who took over as country head for Apple India on December 2017.

Currently, Apple India is headed by Michel Coulomb who took over as country head for Apple India on December 2017.

(Photo source: @fpjindia/Twitter)

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Chowdary’s appointment comes after a tough year for Apple when its sales in India haven’t been impressive. Even Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has acknowledged that the company has a ‘long term focus on the market’ in India and that the company’s problems are only ‘speed bumps’ on the long road ahead.

Chowdary’s appointment comes after a tough year for Apple when its sales in India haven’t been impressive. Even Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, has acknowledged that the company has a ‘long term focus on the market’ in India and that the company’s problems are only ‘speed bumps’ on the long road ahead.

(Photo source: IANS)

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While Chowdary’s appointment is confirmed, he’ll only be taking over operations next year in January.

While Chowdary’s appointment is confirmed, he’ll only be taking over operations next year in January.

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