Meta’s India head Ajit Mohan,resigns immediately: reports
Ajit Mohan, the national head for Meta (previously Facebook) in India, resigned from the firm on November 3 with immediate effect.
According to those familiar with the developments, Ajit Mohan, the national head for Meta (previously Facebook) in India, resigned from the firm on November 3 with immediate effect. This exit was confirmed by the company to news sources.
According to sources who spoke with News agency Moneycontrol, the staff are in shock because the exit was unexpected. According to a source familiar with the situation, Mohan is joining rival Snap. For confirmation, we’ve written to Snap Inc.; we’ll let you know when we hear back.
Ajit has made the decision to leave Meta in order to pursue another opportunity outside of the organization, according to Nicola Mendelsohn, Vice President, Global Business Group, Meta.
“He has been instrumental in helping to shape and grow our India operations over the past four years so they can support millions of Indian customers, partners, and enterprises. We have a solid leadership team in place to continue all of our work and collaborations with India, and we remain firmly committed to it. Ajit’s leadership and dedication are greatly appreciated, and we wish him nothing but the best in the future, “said he.
In January 2019, Ajit Mohan replaced the departing Umang Bedi as the managing director of Meta’s India business. Umang Bedi had left the company in October 2017. Prior to Meta, Mohan spent four years as the CEO of Star India’s (now Disney Star) Hotstar, a video streaming business.