Arun Tadanki has put in his papers at Monster.com as President - Asia Pacific. He is joining Yahoo! as MD, South Asia, Middle East and Africa. Tadanki will take charge from May 2009. When contacted Tadanki confirmed the news to exchange4media and added that in his new role, he would be based in Delhi.
So far, Gopal Krishna, Head of Audience for Emerging Markets at Yahoo! India, had been serving as the interim MD, a post left vacant when George Zacharias had put in his papers in August 2007. Krishna will now continue as Head of Audience for Emerging Markets at Yahoo! India, and will continue to report to Keith Nilsson, Managing Director - International Emerging Markets, Yahoo!, Inc.
Tadanki was an early pioneer on the Internet. He joined JobsAhead.com in 2000 as Head of Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining JobsAhead.com, was with Nestle India, where he had joined as a management trainee, and over the course of eight years, worked in various positions and rose to Head of the culinary business. Tadanki graduated from the India Institute of Technology, Madras in mechanical engineering and did his MBA from India Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.