Meta has announced that Sandhya Devanathan would succeed Ajit Mohan as India head. She will be part of the APAC leadership team and will report to Dan Neary, Vice President, Meta APAC. She will move back to India to lead the India organization and strategy once she transitions to her new role on January 1, 2023.Mohan joined
rival social networking company Snap after he stepped down earlier this month.
Devanathan’s career spans 22 years across the banking, payments, and technology domains. She joined Meta in 2016 and has since worked to establish the business and teams in Singapore and Vietnam as well as the company’s Southeast Asian e-commerce activities. She has been the in-charge of the company’s APAC gaming segment since 2020.