Facebook has announced the appointment of Francis Jose, Manohar Hotchandani and Paras Sharma. The trio join its 'partnership' team in India.
They will report to Manish Chopra, director and head of partnerships, Facebook India.
Sharma will be the director for media partnerships and lead the team across news, entertainment, sports and music verticals for both Facebook and Instagram. He was previously with Viacom CBS Asia.
Jose has been appointed as director of mobile and connectivity partnerships for India. He was previously with Samsung India Electronics.
Hotchandani joins as director, business development. He will have a keen focus on growing gaming, commerce, AR/VR. He joins Facebook from Amazon where he led the Alexa voice service (AVS) business.
Chopra said, “We are proud to expand our team with the addition of Francis, Manohar and Paras - who are not only leading industry talents but also share Facebook’s passion to create unique experiences that drive business value for our partners and bring the world closer together. ”