Facebook India MD Umang Bedi Logs out as Managing Director for India region.Sandeep Bhushan – The director, consumer, and media for the region South Asia will be the interim MD for Facebook India in the due course of time till Facebook finds an another candidate to fit in that role as his successor. Bhushan was earlier with Samsung as IT and mobile business director.
FACEBOOK INDIA MD Resigns :
Umang Bedi, The Managing Director for Facebook India has resigned from his position. Sources close to Bedi says that he is in thoughts of starting a new venture on his own.His resignation news was officially confirmed by the Facebook firm as well.The Social media giant has released a statement on the news either. It says “we confirm that Umang Bedi will be leaving his role and Facebook at the end of this year.He has built a really strong team and business during his time with us, and we wish him all the best,” it added.
Umang Bedi had joined the Facebook firm in the year 2016. Prior to that, he worked for Adobe Systems Inc. South Asia as the Managing Director.He was given a prominent role to lead the business operations in the South Asia region as said by the Asia Pacific leadership team.He carried out his role quite smoothly.
Post joining Facebook as MD Umang Bedi succeeded Krithi Reddy who returned to the US to head the Global Accounts team at Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters.Moreover, he joined the Facebook entity where Facebook was revolving issues in India at the time of its Free Internet Initiative.Which offered free connectivity to select internet services in several parts of the country. Facebook was forced to drop the initiative after howls of protest against that initiative.
During his tenure at Facebook, Bedi focused on growing the business, building engagement and partnerships by focusing on verticals, brands and agencies.