Facebook on Monday announced the appointment of Pulkit Trivedi, who had led Google’s e-commerce team until recently, as Industry Director for e-commerce, retail, travel and financial services verticals, where he will lead in building and maintaining strategic relationships with clients in the country.
Trivedi comes to Facebook with over 18 years of industry experience and most recently, he held the position of Head of Industry, e-commerce at Google India and was with the company since April 2012. He has also worked with Microsoft, IBM and HCL in the past.
He was responsible for driving a large business for Google India.
“We are thrilled to have Pulkit join the talented Facebook team to help grow our advertising business. Pulkit is a well proven business professional who along with our teams will strengthen our ability to deliver personalised marketing at scale to clients in India,” said Managing Director, Facebook India, Umang Bedi.