WhatsApp’s head of India, Abhijit Bose and Rajiv Aggarwal, Director Public Policy, Meta India have resigned from their positions, Meta said in a statement.
Rajiv Aggarwal has decided to step down from his role at Meta to pursue another opportunity, the statement said, wishing him the best for future endeavours.
Bose also announced his resignation on LinkedIn, saying he is “really excited” about his next job. “After a small break, I plan to rejoin the entrepreneurial world,” he said, adding that his stepping down had been planned for a while, “but given the events last week” they wanted to hold this back to “focus on supporting those impacted last week”.
The tech giant also announced the appointment of Shivnath Thukral, who was Director of WhatsApp Public Policy in India, as Director of Public Policy for Meta in India across all its platforms.
Facebook’s parent company Meta had announced massive layoffs in a blog post on Wednesday.