Facebook’s Asia Pacific ad director joins Spotify

By Justin Lafferty Comment

SunitaKaurFacebook is growing in emerging Asian markets, but the company is now without the advertising director for its Asia Pacific division. AllThingsD and AllFacebook reported Tuesday that advertising director Sunita Kaur has left Facebook and joined Spotify in a similar role.

Kaur will become Spotify’s director for Asian markets and work from the Singapore office, a few months after popular music application launched in major Asian areas such as Hong Kong and Singapore. AllThingsD notes that Kaur will be in charge of Spotify’s growth in these areas, as well as sales. Spotify didn’t indicate to AllThingsD where its future growth plans are.

According to AllThingsD, Kaur worked with Facebook for the past 2 1/2 years as the company’s leader in Asia, helping Facebook expand into the region and handling sales. Prior to working for Facebook, Kaur handled similar duties for Forbes, Time Inc., and Microsoft Advertising.

Photo courtesy of AllThingsD.