Microblogging site Twitter on 19 January 2015 appointed Taranjeet Singh as Head of Sales for its operation in India.
As Head of Sales, his responsibilities would include increasing commercial opportunities for Twitter in India and to work closely with brands and agencies to maximise value of real-time marketing.
Earlier, Taranjeet served as the Sales Director (South Asia) for BBC Advertising and was responsible for revenue and business strategy of BBC World News.
Prior to joining the BBC, he held various positions at Outlook Publishing Pvt Ltd, including heading its advertising sales and business development in Northern India.
The appointment of Taranjeet is aimed at enhancing revenues for Twitter from India, one of the biggest Internet market in the world. India is one of the fastest growing markets for the social networking platform.
According to Research firm eMarketer, India will become Twitter's third-largest market with 18.1 million users in 2014.
Who: Taranjeet Singh
When: 19 January 2015