Facebook India managing director Umang Bedi has stepped down from his position, according to a statement by the social networking giant.
Sandeep Bhushan has been named the interim managing director, as per Facebook.
Bedi was appointed as the managing director in mid 2016, taking over the India business from Kirthiga Reddy who moved to the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, in the U.S.
Prior to joining Facebook, Bedi served as the managing director of the South Asia region at Adobe.
Bedi is expected to start an entrepreneurial venture of his own
India is the second largest user base for Facebook globally, after the US.