Facebook’s Managing Director for India Is Leaving the Company

Sandeep Bhushan will serve as interim managing director

Facebook managing director for India Umang Bedi will step down at the end of the year.

Sandeep Bhushan will serve as interim managing director.

Facebook confirmed Bedi’s departure in a statement: “We confirm that Umang Bedi will be leaving his role at Facebook at the end of this year. He has built a really strong team and business during his time with us, and we wish him all the best.”

Bedi joined Facebook in June 2016 after serving as managing director for south Asia at Adobe. He replaced Kirthiga Reddy, who joined the social network’s global accounts team at its headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.