Meta announced on Thursday it has appointed Sandhya Devanathan as the new vice president of its India unit. She will be the head of the company’s business in the country.
Meta said Devanathan’s journey as the Vice President of Meta India would begin on January 1, and she will relocate to India to head the organization. She is currently based in Singapore.
Devanathan is succeeding Ajit Mohan, who resigned on November 3. Meta India’s director and head of partnerships, Manish Chopra, has taken over Mohan’s position on an interim basis.
She joined Meta in January 2016 as the Group Director of SEA – Travel, FinServ, and E-commerce, in Singapore. She became the tech giant’s Business Head for Vietnam and Managing Director for Singapore in August. She is also Meta’s Vice President for Gaming in the Asia-Pacific region which she assumed in April 2020.
Devanathan also serves, or has served, as a board member of several organizations. These include the National Library Board (Singapore), Singapore Management University, Pepper Financial Services Group, Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society, and Ministry of Information and Communications (Singapore).