News: Snapchat announces leadership appointments in India


Snapchat announces leadership appointments in India

Snapchat strengthens the leadership team with key hiring including people and public policy heads for India.
Snapchat announces leadership appointments in India

Instant messaging app Snapchat has announced key leadership appointments including head of people for India. Other key appointments are Head of Public Policy for India and South Asia, India agency head and sales head among others.

Lekshmi Geetha who has been appointed as Head of People for India, has extensive experience from her roles at Netflix and Disney, focusing on driving organisational success through effective people management. 

Snap also appointed Uthara Ganesh as head of Public Policy for India and South Asia. Before this role, Uthara led Amazon Web Services' (AWS) and Amazon's public policy efforts. She also served as Public Policy Lead to Rajeev Chandrasekhar from 2014 to 2017 and as a LAMP Fellow in 2010-11.  

Rashmi Dastidar, Head of Integrity and Compliance for APAC and EMEA brings 17 years of risk and compliance experience with time at WhatsApp (Meta), Deloitte, International SOS and Control Risks, enhancing Snap’s risk and compliance practices across the region.

The other key appointments include Poonam Nikam as head of communications for India; Singapore & Japan, Saket Jha Saurabh as the Director - Content, partnerships & augmented reality, Chirag Kohli as the Head of Growth, Amit Ojha - India Agency Lead, Neha Jolly Sawhney - India Sales Head and Yagnesh Ravi - Ads Solutions Lead.

“Snapchat’s unique appeal to Gen Z lies in its authentic engagement with real friends and family. This appeal has fueled our rapid growth in India demonstrating our strong resonance. India presents a unique & large opportunity for us to invest & grow. With this leadership team in India we are committed to serving our community, building value for advertisers, creators and AR developers and contributing to India's digital adoption,” said Pulkit Trivedi, Managing Director Snap Inc. – India.

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Topics: Appointments, #Movements, #HRCommunity

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