Yahoo! India names Gurmit Singh Managing Director

Yahoo! India has appointed Gurmit Singh as its managing director to oversee its business in India. He will report to Yvonne Chang, vice president,India, and South East Asia and head of advertising solutions development at Yahoo APAC. 

Most recently, Singh was the CEO of Forbes India at Network 18.

''Singh comes to Yahoo with a strong track record of delivering growth. His understanding of users and advertisers will be a great asset for Yahoo as we bring a number of product innovations to India. Yahoo is a loved brand in India, and we are very happy to have a leader of Gurmit's caliber leading the team,'' said Yvonne Chang.

During his career Gurmit has held senior positions roles across consumer products, music and entertainment and media sectors with companies such as Sony Music, Hindustan Times, India Today Group, Rajshri Media, Marico Industries and most recently at Network 18.