Meta India’s lead for public policy Rajiv Aggarwal has quit today, two weeks after Meta India head Ajit Mohan quit to take up another job at Snap. WhatsApp’s India head Abhijit Bose has also resigned, the company said.
According to Meta, Rajiv Aggarwal decided to step down from his role at Meta in order to pursue another opportunity.
Will Cathcart, Head of WhatsApp, said, “His entrepreneurial drive has helped our team deliver new services benefiting millions of people and businesses. There is so much more WhatsApp can do for India, and we are excited to help advance India’s digital transformation,”
The tech giant also announced Shivnath Thukral as Director of Public Policy for Meta India across all its platforms. Thukral served as the Director of WhatsApp Public Policy in India.
Over 11,000 employees at Meta were laid off in the first significant round of lay-offs in the social media giant’s history. Meta is the latest tech giant to announce a downsizing.