Google India Appoints Rao As MD

    March 21, 2007

Google India has appointed Shailesh Rao as managing director for, sales and operations in India. Shailesh Rao will reportedly be based in Delhi and manage Google’s business and partnerships in India.

"I am extremely pleased and privileged to have the opportunity to take on this new role. This is an exciting time to join Google India. The region is experiencing a tremendous amount of growth, and I am excited that I can help in making an impact," said Shailesh.

"As we continue to invest in India, Shailesh will focus on building a strong sales and operations team, developing Google’s strategic partnerships and enhancing our relationships with industry and government. We have received a very encouraging response from users in India and Shailesh’s appointment will be instrumental during this period of growth and development," said Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, vice president, Asia Pacific & Latin America Operations, Google Inc.

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