Twitter has appointed Taranjeet Singh as head of Sales for its India operations.
Taranjeet’s main responsibilities will be to increase the commercial opportunities for Twitter in India and to work with brands and agencies to improve revenue.
“India is a very important market for us. We’ve seen strong usage of our platform across the board last year. We’ve seen growing momentum from brands and agencies to use Twitter to connect with their audiences in real-time for major events,” said Parminder Singh, managing director for Southeast Asia, India and Middle East and North Africa, Twitter.
In his last assignment as the sales director, South Asia for BBC Advertising, he was responsible for revenue and business strategy for BBC World News and the bbc website.
Prior to joining the BBC, Taranjeet held various positions at Outlook Publishing, including heading advertising sales and business development in Northern India.