Arun Srinivas is Director of Global Business Group, Facebook India, with Focus on Large Advertisers
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | September 15, 2020 | News
Facebook India has appointed Arun Srinivas as Director of the Global Business Group to lead the strategy and delivery of the India Marketing Solutions charter that is focused on large advertisers and agencies.
As the new head, Srinivas will spearhead the company’s strategic relationship with the country’s leading brands, agencies, and partners to drive Facebook’s revenue growth in key channels in India, and partner the media and creative ecosystems for accelerating adoption of digital tools by businesses. The company’s key business vertical teams, agency teams and business solutions teams will report to him.
Srinivas comes with 24 years of experience in senior sales and marketing roles at companies such as Ola, Unilever and Reebok. He also had a stint at investment firm WestBridge Capital Partners where he led the consumer vertical. His last assignment was with Ola, where he was the Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Ola Mobility. Srinivas started his career with Reebok and then moved to Unilever where he spent more than 15 years across food, beverages, skin care, and personal care categories. He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.
Sandeep Bhushan, Director and Head of Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook India said, “Facebook is committed to enabling economic opportunities for businesses, and this charter is more important than ever before as we navigate COVID-19 and the economic crisis. Large businesses and agencies play a crucial role in the country’s digital economy and are critical to driving ecosystem standards for media. I am thrilled to welcome Arun as he joins our team as Director GBG, and leads the mandate to shape the role the Facebook family apps can play in enabling businesses, supporting India’s economic recovery, and building the digital advertising ecosystem of the country.”
Facebook India has appointed Arun Srinivas as Director of the Global Business Group to lead the strategy and delivery of the India Marketing Solutions