Former Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly has been appointed as CEO of of Times Global Partners, the digital venture of the Times of India group, as per an announcement made by the company on Wednesday.
Times Global Partners is a platform which supports launch and expansion of emerging global digital companies in India.
"We are thrilled to welcome Rishi to the Times Group. In the last decade, under Rishi's leadership, both Twitter and Google have successfully entered the Indian market, immersing themselves in every segment of the country?s business, media and digital landscapes," Times Internet Vice Chairman Satyan Gajwani said.
Rishi Jaitly said: "My mission has always been to harness the power of technology and media to ensure we fully realize the untapped potential of people, communities and markets.
Joining Bennett Coleman as CEO of Times Global Partners advances my mission and the work of building bridges to and within India."
Jaitly quit Twitter India on November 1 after spending four years at the popular microblogging website.
He had played a key role in expanding the company's operations in India and expanded @TwitterMedia across AsiaPacific and Middle East.