Bedi comes to Facebook with close to two decades of leadership experience covering sales and marketing. Prior to joining Facebook, Umang was the managing director of the South Asia region at Adobe.
“India is known for its great talent pool and we are really pleased to have Umang Bedi, a proven business executive to lead our business in India. I also want to wish Kirthiga the very best in her new global role,” Dan Neary, vice president, Asia Pacific, Facebook, said in a statement.
An engineering graduate from University of Pune and an alumni of Harvard Business School, Bedi will officially start at Facebook in July 2016.