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Ajit Mohan Quits Meta India to Join Snap’s Executive Team

Ajit Mohan has stepped down as vice president and managing director of Meta India to lead the Asia Pacific region for Snap

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Ajit Mohan has stepped down as vice president and managing director of Meta India to lead the Asia Pacific region for Snap

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Ajit Mohan, who joined Meta India four years ago and served as its vice president and managing director, has announced his decision to step down. Mohan announced his decision through a LinkedIN post, and said that he would be joining Snap as part of the company's executive team. “from my role. I am grateful to the company for the amazing opportunity to lead its efforts in one of its most important countries and I am absolutely proud of the work the team and I have done to create impact for people, creators and businesses around the country,” said Mohan in the post.

Mohan was named vice president and managing director of Meta India (formerly know as Facebook) in September 2018 where he oversaw the company’s Indian operations starting in January 2019. When I took on this role, my objective was to build a team and a company that would be a valuable ally to India and play a useful role in fuelling its economic and social transformation. This is exactly what we have managed to do in the last four years,” added Mohan.

Prior to joining Meta India, Mohan was the founding chief executive officer of Star India's streaming media platform Hotstar. Mohan was also a consultant for the firms Arthur D. Little and McKinsey & Company earlier in his career, and he is a member of the Internet and Mobile Association of India and the Museum of Art & Photography, among other organizations.

Mohan will now lead the Asia Pacific region for Snap, an American camera and social media company that also owns technological products and services such as Snapchat, Spectacles, and Bitmoji. “Am also excited to share that I am going to lead the Asia Pacific region for Snap and be a part of the company's executive team. Can't wait to get started,” stated Mohan in his LinkedIN post.

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