Facebook hires top ex-Yahoo exec with India expertize to lead Messenger strategy


Facebook has hired high-profile Indian executive Anand Chandrasekaran for top strategic role of Messenger. Chandrasekaran has previously led mobile and search operations at Yahoo, and held similar positions at top Indian companies.

Chandrasekaran will oversee global strategies and partnerships for Facebook’s Messenger. The move comes at time when Facebook is increasingly focusing on expanding Messenger’s mobile features.

Chandrasekaran is a big name in the industry with expertize in mobile products. He served as the senior director of mobile and search products at Yahoo between 2011 and 2014. Chandrasekaran also brings to Facebook his experience with the Indian market. …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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