Sandhya Devanathan will be the new head of Meta India and will hold the post from January 2023.
Social media giant Meta has appointed Sandhya Devanathan as Vice President of Meta India. She has been appointed to this post in place of Ajit Mohan.
Let us tell you that Ajit Mohan resigned from the post of Vice President of Meta, the owner of Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp earlier this month.
META’s new head Sandhya Devanathan.
I am delighted to welcome Sandhya as our new leader for India, Marne Levine, Chief Business Officer, Meta, India, said in a statement.
Sandhya has a track record of growing businesses, building exceptional and inclusive teams, driving product innovation, and building strong partnerships.
We are thrilled about Meta’s continued growth under her leadership.
Who is Sandhya Devanathan?
Sandhya is a global business leader with 22 years of experience and an international career in banking, payments, and technology.
She completed her MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies, the University of Delhi in the year 2000.
Devanathan joined Meta in 2016 and helped build Meta’s e-commerce initiatives in Southeast Asia, along with businesses and teams in Singapore and Vietnam.
She then moved to Indonesia in 2020 to lead gaming for APAC, which is one of the largest verticals for Meta.
She will hold the post in January 2023.
Transitioning into her new role on January 1, 2023, she will report to Meta APAC Vice President Dan Neary and will be part of the leadership team.
The company said that she will return to India to lead the Indian organization and strategy.
In her role, Devanathan will lead the company’s India charter and strengthen strategic relationships with leading brands, creators, advertisers, and partners in the country.
So that Meta’s revenue growth can gain momentum.
Ajit Mohan recently resigned
Ajit Mohan, who served as the head of Meta India for a long period of four years, has resigned from his post with immediate effect.
The company informed that Ajit Mohan has resigned for better opportunities. Media reports have revealed that he may join Snap India.