Yahoo! India and Southeast Asia MD, Arun Tadanki resigns

25 Feb,2013

By Devina Sengupta

 

Arun Tadanki, Managing Director, India & Southeast Asia for Yahoo! resigned on Saturday. However, he will remain with the company till June to oversee the transition said the company. Mr Tadanki has been with the internet giant for the last three years and has been credited for driving a six-fold growth of Yahoo! mobile-users in India.

 

“I truly enjoyed my stay at Yahoo! and I wish Yahoo! the very best in future. It was an enriching experience and I will really miss the wonderful team of talented professionals at Yahoo!,” stated Mr Tadanki in a release.

 

“Having worked for 11 years in CEO roles for APAC/ Emerging Markets regions at multinational Internet companies, I am looking forward to playing a very different role within the Internet ecosystem, beyond our region,” said Mr Tadanki.

 

Globally the company has been going under drastic restructuring after it brought in Google’s top brass Marissa Mayer as its CEO to revitalise the firm Often named as one of the top young leader in corporate India, Mr Tadanki played a pivotal role in starting the editorial operation of the search engine in India and managed to deliver a 15-fold jump in its traffic.

 

“Under Arun’s leadership, Yahoo! India has seen impressive growth both in terms of users and advertising, outpacing the market,” stated a company spokesperson. Prior to Yahoo!, he worked with recruitment portal, Monster.com as President, Asia Pacific and Middle East.

 

Source:The Economic Times

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