Facebook Inc. announced the appointment of Ajit Mohan as managing director and vice-president of Facebook India on 25th September. Ajit will join Facebook early next year right now he is working as the chief executive at Star India-owned online video streaming platform Hotstar.
According to reports, Ajit will be leading a senior leadership team at Facebook India, in an attempt to strengthen Facebook’s relationships with people, businesses and, most importantly, the government.
David Fischer, vice-president of business and marketing partnerships at Facebook said that “India is one of the largest and most strategically important countries for Facebook. As we think about what it will take to achieve our mission of bringing people together and building community, we know that investment in India is critical. Ajit’s depth of experience will help us to continue to have a positive impact in India across communities, organizations, businesses and with policymakers,”