Facebook hires former marketer for learning and development in APAC

Facebook has hired Sandeep Khanna, a senior marketer to its regional learning and development team for Asia Pacific.

Facebook confirmed the move to Marketing. Khanna in his new role as APAC partner, L&D will be reporting to Nitin More, head of learning and development in APAC, working closely with him on rolling out L&D programs across the region – which comprises countries from ANZ to India and Japan among other countries.

Khanna has over 25 years of branding and marketing experience in Asia. Most recently he (pictured) was the managing director of Brand Learning Asia Pacific. Prior to that he has held various senior regional marketing roles at brands such as LG Electronics (as APAC vice president of corporate marketing), Nokia and Akzo Nobel ICI Paints.

In a statement to Marketing, Khanna said: "This role is a dream come true for me. I am looking forward to applying my years in advertising, marketing and consulting to what really matters to me now - people. Helping them succeed grow and actualise their potential. The culture at Facebook is awesome and I am really excited to see what lies ahead."