Karim Temsamani, the Chief of Asia-Pacific at Google has resigned.
On being asked about his plans he shared that he is going to take some time off first with the family and will announce in due course.
Temsamani joined Google in 2007 where he served as the Head of Global Mobile Sales at Google Inc. and Managing Director of Google Australia Pty. Ltd. He was appointed as the Head of Google, Asia- Pacific in 2013.
A Google spokesperson shared in media “We can confirm that after 11 years, Karim has decided to leave Google to take on a new challenge.”
Prior to joining Google in 2007, Temsamani has worked withFairfax’s commercial and Group Magazine Director for five years, having joined the publisher in 2002 from Time Inc.
Temsamani has over 20 years of experience and has held senior positions with other Australian media companies. He served as the Commercial and Group Magazine Director at Fairfax Media Limited from 2002 to 2007. He served as Vice-President and Publisher at Time Inc. He holds a degree from EBS - European Business School Paris in International Affairs.
Temsamani was appointed as the Head of Asia- Pacific and replaced Daniel Alegre, who oversees Google's operations with its various global business partners and is operating form Google's Headquarters.
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