WhatsApp India head Abhijit Bose and Meta’s public coverage head Rajiv Aggarwal have resigned from their positions, social media main Meta mentioned on Tuesday.
The event comes inside every week of Meta saying 11,000 lay-offs throughout the globe.
The corporate has given cost of Meta India Public Coverage to Shivnath Thukral who’s presently serving as Director of WhatsApp Public Coverage in India.
“I need to thank Abhijit Bose for his great contributions as our first head of WhatsApp in India. His entrepreneurial drive helped our staff ship new providers which have benefited tens of millions of individuals and companies. There may be a lot extra WhatsApp can do for India and we’re excited to proceed serving to advance India’s digital transformation,” Will Cathcart, Head of WhatsApp, mentioned in a press release.
Abhijit Bose had joined WhatsApp as the primary nation head of the corporate in India in February 2019.
In a social media submit, Abhijit Bose mentioned that the week has been a tricky one for all groups at WhatsApp.
“Amidst all of this, I simply shared some information with our WhatsApp and India groups. It has been deliberate for some time, however given the occasions final week, we needed to carry this again so we may give attention to supporting these impacted final week,” he mentioned.
Abhijit Bose mentioned that he will likely be becoming a member of “the entrepreneurial world” after a small break.
Shivnath Thukral will likely be liable for public coverage issues of Fb, Instagram and WhatsApp in India.
Meta mentioned that it stays deeply dedicated to India as its precedence.
Meta, Director for Partnerships in India Manish Chopra mentioned that Rajiv Aggarwal has determined to step down from his function at Meta to pursue one other alternative.
“Over the past 12 months, he has performed an necessary function in main our policy-led initiatives in areas equivalent to user-safety, privateness and scaling up programmes like GOAL to drive digital inclusion within the nation. He has additionally been main proactive engagement with important coverage and regulatory stakeholders. We’re grateful for his contributions and need him best for the longer term,” Manish Chopra mentioned.
He introduced that Shivnath Thukral has been appointed as Director, Public Coverage for Meta in India.
“Shivnath has been an integral a part of our public coverage staff since 2017. In his new function, Shivnath will outline and lead necessary coverage improvement initiatives throughout our apps — Fb, Instagram and WhatsApp — in India. We stay dedicated to our customers in India and can proceed to contribute meaningfully to the regulatory course of that can allow everybody to harness the total potential of India’s digital financial system,” Manish Chopra mentioned.
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