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Executive Appointment: Twitter has a new head for the Asian region

Zafar Anjum | Nov. 22, 2013
Twitter has appointed Parminder (Parry) Singh as Managing Director for SEA, India & MENA (Middle East and North Africa).

Parry Singh

Parminder (Parry) Singh, Twitter's Managing Director for SEA, India & MENA (Middle East and North Africa)

Twitter has appointed Parminder (Parry) Singh as Managing Director for SEA, India & MENA (Middle East and North Africa).

According to sources at the company, Parry's key responsibilities will include setting up and building Twitter's business in countries experiencing explosive user growth such as Indonesia and Philippines, as well as driving the next stage of revenue growth in the Middle East and exploring commercial opportunity for Twitter in India.

Singh was previously Managing Director - APAC for Google's Display business, where he was responsible for driving the growth of GDN (Google Display Network) in APAC by commercializing new products and solutions.

He has also previously held leadership positions in technology companies like Apple & IBM.

Parminder is a Physics graduate from Delhi University and holds an MBA (Marketing) from University Business School, Chandigarh, India. He is a passionate runner and regularly runs half marathons.

He currently resides in Singapore with his wife, who is the publisher of a leading children's magazine and a 10 year old sports crazy son.

 

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