Dhiman Mukherji, director, marketing solutions, LinkedIn India quits

By Anindita Sarkar , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Digital | January 14, 2013
Nishant K Rao, country manager, India, will oversee the LinkedIn marketing solutions team in India.

Dhiman Mukherji, director, marketing solutions for LinkedIn India, has put in his papers.

Dhiman Mukherji

Confirming the development to afaqs!, a LinkedIn spokesperson says, "We would like to thank him for his contributions to the marketing solutions business in India over the last two and a half years, and wish him all the best with his future endeavours."

"India remains an important and growing market for LinkedIn. Nishant K Rao, the country manager for India, will continue to oversee the LinkedIn marketing solutions team in India as part of his broader responsibilities,"

the spokesperson adds.

An MBA in marketing from International Management Institute, Mukherji began his career as manager with the Times Of India's sales division, Times Response.

After spending six years with the company (1996-2002), he joined as group sales manager. Mukherji joined Google in December 2005. He was the founding member of the direct sales organisation (DSO) of India operations and handled sales for specialised verticals such as classifieds, retail, real estate, auto and FMCG.

After spending a little more than one year with Google, he moved to AOL, India as sales head.

There, he was responsible for generating revenue through ad-sales on AOL properties such as and Five months into AOL and he was called to join LinkedIn India as director, marketing solutions. Here, he was responsible for developing the strategy and team for advertising sales and driving awareness around LinkedIn's marketing solutions offerings.

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