WhatsApp’s India chief Abhijit Bose and Meta India Director of Public Policy Rajiv Aggarwal have decided to step down from their positions, the company announced on Tuesday. Shivnath Thukral, the current public policy director of WhatsApp India has been appointed director of public policy for all platforms owned by Meta India — Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp.
This development comes close on the heels of Meta laying off 11,000 employees worldwide, or about 13 per cent of its workforce, as it battles faltering revenue and broader tech industry woes. Earlier in the month, Meta India head Ajit Mohan had resigned to join rival Snap as president, Asia-Pacific.
However, Meta said the announcement was not related to previous developments. “Some key announcements