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Google India MD Rajan Anandan to lead Southeast Asia region too

Rajan Anandan,
the Managing Director of Google India, has also been appointed as the new lead
for Google in Southeast Asia, reports Hindu Business Line.

Rajan Anandan,
the Managing Director of Google India, has also been appointed as the new lead
for Google in Southeast Asia, reports Hindu Business Line.

As the VP of sales and operations for Google
India and Southeast Asia, Anandan will report directly to Karim Temsamani, President
APAC.  He will reportedly replace Julian
Persaud who is moving on to online lodging venture Airbnb in a regional role. Persaud
had moved on from the company after a 10 year stint, having joined Google as
head of business development, Australia in 2005.

Anandan had
first joined Google India in February 2011 as VP, sales and operations, before
which he was MD at Microsoft India. He also served as the country General
Manager for Dell India between 2006-2008 prior to which he worked for McKinsey
& Company in the USA.

Anandan has also
invested in various India focused startups like GiftCardsIndia,
Socialblood.org, DocSuggest, InstaMojo and Aurality among others. According to
Angel.co, he has as yet made a total of 51 investments in various startups.

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