Manish Chopra, the head of partnership initiatives in India for Meta, the parent company of Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram, has announced his resignation after a tenure of four and a half years. His departure is the latest in a series of significant exits from Meta India.
Background and Role at Meta
Chopra joined Meta India (formerly known as Facebook India) in 2019 as the Director and Head of Partnerships. In this position, he was responsible for overseeing the growth and engagement strategies for Meta’s suite of applications, including Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp. Before joining Meta, Chopra co-founded and served as CEO of Little, an app-only deals marketplace. He also co-founded the online apparel brand Zovi.
Chopra’s Contributions and Departure
Chopra played a crucial role in spearheading partnerships across various domains, such as media, content, creator initiatives, payments, and the business communication platform Workspace. He had been instrumental in driving Meta’s partnership initiatives in India.
Chopra’s resignation aligns with Meta’s global cost-cutting measures, which involve the elimination of 21,000 jobs. Meta had previously announced two rounds of layoffs, affecting a total of 21,000 employees.
Transition and Successor
Meta is yet to announce Chopra’s successor. In his LinkedIn post announcing his resignation, Chopra mentioned that he would be involved in the transition process over the coming weeks, ensuring a smooth handover of responsibilities.
Meta’s ongoing restructuring efforts and Chopra’s departure reflect the company’s efforts to streamline operations and enhance efficiency.
Manish Chopra’s resignation as the Head of Partnership Initiatives at Meta India marks another significant departure from the company. Chopra’s contributions to driving partnerships and growth strategies for Meta’s suite of applications have been noteworthy.
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