The information additionally comes simply days after Meta introduced worldwide layoffs. Final week Meta founder Mark Zuckerberg mentioned that the corporate is letting go of 13% of its workforce or about 11000 jobs. Nonetheless, a Meta spokesperson mentioned that each the exits had been unrelated to the present layoffs.
Shivnath Thukral, director of WhatsApp Public Coverage, India, has been appointed as director, public coverage, Meta India (throughout Fb, Instagram, and WhatsApp in India). The corporate, nevertheless, is in search of a substitute for Bose, as per the spokesperson.
“I wish to thank Abhijit Bose for his super contributions as our first Head of WhatsApp in India. His entrepreneurial drive helped our crew ship new providers which have benefited thousands and thousands of individuals and companies,” Will Cathcart, Head of WhatsApp, mentioned in a press release. “There’s a lot extra WhatsApp can do for India and we’re excited to proceed serving to advance India’s digital transformation,” Cathcart added.
Bose publish on LinkedIn
In a LinkedIn publish, Bose mentioned that it “has been a troublesome week for all of our crew at WhatsApp as we needed to say Goodbyes to many wonderful teammates final week”. “It has been 4 years since I joined as WhatsApp’s first Nation Head in India, after a small break, I plan to rejoin the entrepreneurial world; you will see bulletins on that shortly,” Bose wrote.