Internet giant Yahoo India had been without a formal Managing Director for close to two years after George Zacharias left for entrepreneurial pursuits. The search has ended now with Arun Tadanki, President Asia-Pacific, Monster, set to join the company. Medianama reported that Tadanki as been appointed as MD for South Asia, Middle East and Africa for Yahoo. VCCircle could not independently confirm the development.
Tadanki will join in May, and will assume the levers of the internet giant from interim MD and head of audience Gopal Krishna. He will report to Keith Nilsson, SVP and Head of Emerging Markets for Yahoo.
George Zacharias had had put in his papers in August 2007. Tadanki was with Monster for around seven years, who moved from another job portal JobsAhead. He’s an alumnus of IIT Madras and IIM Ahmedabad.