Suresh Vaidyanathan, former Communication Head of Twitter India, has taken a new role at mobile wallet major, MobiKwik. As Director - Corporate Communications at MobiKwik, Vaidyanathan will be responsible for external communications and government relations.
Incidentally, Twitter India has seen a number of senior leadership exits in the last six months. In November 2016, Parminder Singh, MD Southeast Asia, Middle East and India, and Rishi Jaitly, Twitter India Head quit the company.
Mobile wallet major MobiKwik has announced an investment of Rs 300 crore for expansion aimed at growing its user base from the current 50 million to 150 million in 2017. MobiKwik had recently announced setting up offices in 13 cities by the end of Q1 2017 and is on a hiring spree to drive business growth.
With around two decades of experience in telecom and digital industry, Vaidyanathan has earlier been part of the communication teams of Tata Teleservices and Huawei.