Manesh Mahatme, the CEO of WhatsApp Pay in India, has resigned. He reportedly intends to rejoin his former employer, Amazon.
According to a source close to the situation, Mahatme left WhatsApp Pay after nearly 18 months. According to his LinkedIn profile, he left the Meta-owned communication app’s payments business in India in September 2022. A Meta spokesperson confirmed the news, saying, “Manesh has played an important role in expanding access to ‘payments on WhatsApp’ in India, and we wish him every success in his future endeavours.”