WhatsApp India head Abhijit Bose resigns from his post
New Delhi : WhatsApp India head Abhijit Bose has reportedly resigned from his position. Shivnath Thukral, Director of WhatsApp Public Policy in India, has now been appointed as the Director, Public Policy for all Meta brands in India.
Recently, Meta had announced mass layoffs from the company. Under this around 11,000 people are to be removed across the globe.
"I want to thank Abhijit Bose for his tremendous contributions as our first Head of WhatsApp in India. His entrepreneurial drive helped our team deliver new services that have benefited millions of people and businesses. There is so much more WhatsApp can do for India and we’re excited to continue helping advance India’s digital transformation," Will Cathcart, head of WhatsApp, said in a statement.
Earlier this month, Ajit Mohan, the head of Meta in India had also resigned from his post claiming dispute regarding the new policies of the company. However, the company had said that he has resigned as he wants "to pursue another opportunity."
After Twitter announced mass layoff, a number of companies have announced to trim down their staff. Recently, Amazon had also announced to cut down its staff by around 10,000.
Amazon has also freezed hiring at the moment.