Microsoft India MD quits to lead Google India

Google India today announced the appointment of Rajan Anandan as Vice President of India Sales and Operations.

Rajan was Managing Director of Microsoft India, responsible for all aspects of Microsoft’s software, OEM and services business in India.

Under his leadership, Microsoft India was recognized as the Number 1 subsidiary among the emerging markets worldwide (China, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, Turkey, South Africa and India).

Says Daniel Alegre, President, Google, Japan and Asia-Pacific Operations,“We always hire the best talent available. India is an important growth country for Google. We were voted the best company to work for in India and we are hiring across functions. With Internet users growing at 50% year-on-year, a strong leadership team will ensure that Google captures this tremendous opportunity. We are happy to have a leader of Rajan’s seniority and calibre to manage and lead it to the next phase of growth.”

Rajan’s 18-year career also included key roles at Dell and McKinsey & Company.

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