In yet another major appointment, the tech giant Facebook-owned WhatsApp announced hiring of Abhijit Bose to be the head of its operations in India.
It need be mentioned that Abhijit Bose is the co-founder and chief executive of Indian mobile payments firm Ezetap.
The appointment is also crucial in that it comes ahead of the national election.
WhatsApp for now has more than 200 million users.
The appointment of Ezetap’s Bose highlights California-based WhatsApp’s ambitions in the payments space.
Bose will begin his new role at WhatsApp in early 2019 and will report to Idema.