An American multinational technology conglomerate, Meta has announced the appointment of Sandhya Devanathan as the Country Head and Vice President, India Business.
Sandhya Devanathan will be in her new role from January 1, 2023. She will report to Dan Neary, Vice President, Meta APAC and will be a part of the APAC leadership team and move back to India. The appointment comes after the departure of Meta India’s country head Ajit Mohan who joined rival Snap
On the appointment, Marne Levine, Chief Business Officer, Meta said, “India is at the forefront of digital adoption and Meta has launched many of our top products, such as Reels and Business Messaging, in India first. We are proud to have recently launched JioMart on WhatsApp, which is our first end-to-end shopping experience in India.”
“I’m pleased to welcome Sandhya as our new leader for India. Sandhya has a proven track record of scaling businesses, building exceptional and inclusive teams, driving product innovation, and building strong partnerships”, Marne Levine added.
Marne Levine further said, “We are thrilled to have her lead Meta’s continued growth in India.”
In this role, Sandhya will focus on bringing the organization’s business and revenue priorities together to serve its partners and clients.
Sandhya is a global business leader. She has nearly 22 years of experience and an international career in banking, payments, and technology.
Sandhya joined Meta in 2016. She is currently designated as Vice President of Asia-Pacific, Gaming with the organization. She helped build out the Singapore and Vietnam businesses and teams as well as Meta’s e-commerce initiatives in Southeast Asia.
She holds her MBA from Delhi University and did her B. Tech in Chemical Engineering from Andhra University.