Facebook Hires ex-Yahoo, Snapdeal Executive Anand Chandrasekaran For Messenger App

The former chief product officer at Snapdeal has been roped in by Facebook to help strategise for its Messenger app. 38-year-old Chandrasekaran has previously served as the senior director of mobile and search products at Yahoo between 2011 and 2014 and worked with Airtel in launching its Wynk music app and Airtel Money.

At Snapdeal he is credited with launching a revamped version of its website and app, as well as the integration of Freecharge – the mobile payments firm Snapdeal had acquired in April 2015.