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India's Idea Cellular completes merger with Vodafone India

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By Reuters
India's Idea Cellular completes merger with Vodafone India
FILE PHOTO: A hotel employee clears a table after Vodafone Group and Idea Cellular news conference in Mumbai, India March 20, 2017. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo   -   Copyright  Danish Siddiqui(Reuters)

(Reuters) – India’s Idea Cellular Ltd <IDEA.NS> said on Friday it completed its merger with Vodafone India Ltd <VODA.NS> and Vodafone Mobile Services Ltd after getting approval from the National Company Law Tribunal.

Balesh Sharma has been appointed chief executive officer of the merged entity with effect from Aug. 31, the company added.

(Reporting by Sharnya G in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)