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Facebook India MD Umang Bedi steps down, Sandeep Bhushan to be interim MD

Prior to joining Facebook, Bedi served as the managing director of the South Asia region at Adobe

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Umang Bedi
Umang Bedi

managing director has stepped down from his position, according to a statement by the social networking giant.

"We confirm that will be leaving his role at at the end of this year. He has built a really strong team and business during his time with us, and we wish him all the best," said in a statement here.


has been named the interim managing director, as per

Bedi was appointed as the managing director in mid-2016, taking over the business from Kirthiga Reddy who moved to the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, the US.

Prior to joining Facebook, Bedi served as the managing director of the South region at Adobe.

According to sources, Bedi is expected to start an entrepreneurial venture of his own. Bedi was not immediately available for comments.

is the second largest user base for globally, after the US.

First Published: Tue, October 10 2017. 15:22 IST
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