Meta India Head Ajit Mohan Quits Suddenly To Join Snapchat
Ajit Mohan was the VP & MD of Meta India (formerly Facebook). But suddenly he resigned his post after 4 years on Thursday.
According to persons familiar with the situation, Ajit Mohan, the country head of Meta (previously Facebook) India, left the firm on November 3 with immediate effect.
The business will be run temporarily by Manish Chopra, Director and Head of Partnerships for Facebook India (Meta).
A meeting that was planned for today was canceled when Mohan announced his departure on an internal portal, according to sources acquainted with the situation who spoke to the media.
According to accounts, the staff are in shock as a result of the abrupt withdrawal.
According to a LinkedIn post by Mohan, his next position will see him work for rival Snap, where he will oversee the social media company’s Asia Pacific region and be a member of the executive team.
According to Mohan, “I am grateful to the firm for the unique opportunity to lead its efforts in one of its most significant nations and I am extremely proud of the work the team and I have done to generate impact for people, artists, and businesses around the country.”
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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.
We appreciate Ajit’s leadership and effort and wish him nothing but the best going forward, she added.
With a collective user base of more than a billion monthly users, Meta’s family of applications, which includes Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp, has its largest market in India.