Sandhya Devanathan Becomes Head of Meta India

She succeeds Ajit Mohan, who left for Snap earlier this month

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Looking to stabilize its business in India following the departures of three key executives, Meta said Thursday that Sandhya Devanathan is being promoted to head and vice president of Meta India.

Devanathan joined then-Facebook in 2016, helping to build out its businesses and teams in Singapore and Vietnam and its ecommerce initiatives in Southeast Asia, before being named vp, gaming for the Asia-Pacific region in April 2020.

She succeeds Ajit Mohan, who left the company earlier this month to become president of the Asia-Pacific region business at Snap Inc.

Two more executives from the country left Meta earlier this week: WhatsApp India head Abhijit Bose and India public policy head Rajiv Aggarwal

In her new role, Devanathan will report to vp of the Asia-Pacific region Dan Neary and be tasked with spearheading the company’s India charter and strengthening strategic relationships with advertisers, brands, creators and partners to drive revenue growth in key channels in...



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