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LinkedIn India hires heads for Marketing and Hiring Solutions

LinkedIn, said to be the world’s largest professional network with more than 65 million members globally, has announced two key appointments. Sandeep Suvarna has joined as Head of Marketing, while Irfan Abdulla has been roped in to head Hiring Solutions. Both will further strengthen and expand LinkedIn’s presence in India.

Speaking on the new appointments, Hari V Krishnan, Country Manager, LinkedIn India, said, “As we increase our focus on localised member engagement, our core team of dynamic and experienced business heads will develop local programs to increase member adoption in India through LinkedIn’s suite of products and solutions.”

As Head of Marketing, Suvarna’s key focus will be to drive awareness and increase usage of LinkedIn’s solutions, features and products for members, advertisers and recruiters on LinkedIn. Suvarna joins LinkedIn from NetworkPlay where he focused on sales strategy for the company. With over five years of experience in marketing and internet industry, Suvarna also served in marketing positions at Yahoo! and MySpace.

Abdulla will focus on growing and further developing the market for LinkedIn’s suite of Hiring solutions products, which are being successfully used by organizations and recruiters across the world. He joins from Hewitt Associates prior to which he was with JobStreet India for over five years.

LinkedIn is an Internet company focused on connecting the world's professionals. The company is privately held and has a diversified business model with revenues driven from user subscriptions, advertising sales and software licensing.


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