Facebook India appointed ex-IAS officer and former Uber executive Rajiv Aggarwal as the Director of Public Policy. Rajiv Aggarwal taking place for Ankhi Das.
Rajiv Aggarwal will define and lead important policy development initiatives for Facebook in India on an agenda that covers user safety, data protection, and privacy, inclusion and Internet governance.
Mr. Rajiv Aggarwal will report to Ajit Mohan, Vice President and Managing Director of Facebook India and also will be a part of the India leadership team.
Rajiv Aggarwal has 26 years of experience as an Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) and has worked as a District Magistrate in nine districts across the state of Uttar Pradesh.
He has been closely associated with the India-US bilateral trade forum, besides being India’s lead negotiator on IPRs with other nations, it added.
Ajit Mohan said Facebook is an ally for the exciting economic and social transformation that India is witnessing, with digital playing a central role.
Rajiv Aggarwal appointment comes after a series of senior and leadership recruitments in recent months across marketing, partnerships, communications, and other key verticals demonstrating the company’s expanding charter and commitment to India.
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