Arun Tadanki, managing director, India and Southeast Asia for Yahoo has resigned from the company on Saturday. The company confirmed the news in an official communiqué. Tadanki will, however, remain in the company till June, 2013 to oversee and ensure a smooth transition. The company is yet to decide on his replacement.
Tadanki has nearly 21 years of experience in managing various businesses in Asia. Before joining Yahoo!, he worked for seven years at Monster.com as president (Asia-Pacific and West Asia).
"I truly enjoyed my stay at Yahoo! and I wish it the very best. Having worked for 11 years in CEO roles for APAC/Emerging Markets regions at multinational internet companies, I am looking forward to playing a very different role within the internet ecosystem, beyond our region," Tadkani says in a statement.
Tadanki also oversaw Yahoo India, setting up editorial operations based in Bengaluru and inking local content partnerships across categories such as cricket, Bollywood, entertainment, and news in English and six other local languages. He was named 'Hottest Young Executive in India - 2004' by Business Today, a leading business magazine in India. He was also named as one of the '50 Young Leaders of India - 2005' by India Today, a leading English magazine.