Leadership / Management

Jerry Fechter is the Chairman of MNP Interconnection Telecom Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., a 100% subsidiary of Telcordia Technologies Inc., doing business as iconectiv.

Jerry is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at iconectiv, is responsible for the company’s global financial organization including accounting, tax, treasury, financial planning and analysis, corporate strategy and facilities. A global leader in telecommunication solutions, iconectiv helps service providers and enterprises discover, route and interact with their customers.

Jerry is a seasoned financial executive with more than twenty five years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He joined Telcordia, formerly Bellcore, in 1985 and has held a variety of financial and executive positions specializing in new markets and growth areas. Most recently he served as Vice President of Finance and Operations in the Interconnection Solutions Business Unit and Vice President of Finance in the Service Delivery Solutions Business Unit within Telcordia.

Jerry holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Drexel University.

Kshitij Lal brings in wealth of experience and strong telecom industry knowledge to his position as Managing Director at MNP Interconnection Telecom Solutions India Pvt. Ltd. In this role Mr. Lal oversees the ongoing management of the number portability clearinghouse to the satisfaction of all stakeholders. His charter includes developing and growing business through the expansion of current activities and new related business opportunities.

Mr. Lal has been associated since the start of Telcordia Technologies India in 2006 and has played a key role in bringing mobile number portability to India and Telcordia. In a career spanning more than 24 years, he has also worked at AT&T and Airtel and spent seven years in the FMCG sector.

Mr. Lal's experience and expertise is in developing sales and marketing plans and their successful execution; alliance strategies; and developing and maintaining key customer relations. He efficiently handles the dynamic and diverse regulatory environment and maintains ongoing relations with various regulatory bodies.

Mr. Lal holds a Bachelors Degree in Commerce from the University of Delhi and an MBA from the Institute of Management Studies.

As CFO & Company Secretary of MNP Interconnection Telecom Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., Sanjay Bhanot is responsible for the overall supervision of the finance, legal, secretarial and compliance functions. A senior executive with diverse industry experience, Sanjay joined the company after holding the position of Finance Controller & Company Secretary at Silicon Graphics India, where he was a key member of the leadership team. Prior to joining Silicon Graphics he worked with EMR Technology Ventures, British Gas and Eicher Motors Ltd. Mr. Bhanot has more than 24 years of rich experience with expertise in business planning and analysis, setting up new ventures, and processes and policies for internal control, financial accounting, corporate governance, funds management, MIS and statutory compliances.

Mr. Bhanot is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and an Associate of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Law and an Honors Degree in Commerce from the University of Delhi.