appoints new COO – South Asia Vinay Malhotra has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for South Asia of VFS Global, effective 1 January 2015. South Asia is an important region for VFS Global and his key focus areas include evolving business strategy, managing key client relationships and business development. Mr Malhotra will be based in New Delhi. He holds an MBA degree from Bradford University, UK and his experience spans over two decades in the travel industry. Mr. Malhotra will also continue in his role as the Global Head for Dubai Visa Processing Centre (DVPC). He has been a part of VFS Global since 2013 and has been honoured with several awards and accolades including the Best Professional – Marketing at the National Tourism Awards hosted by Safari India and the Pacific Area Travel Writers Association.