Xiaomi just announced the appointment of India head Manu Kumar Jain as Vice President of Xiaomi. He will replace Hugo Barra who will be leaving to Facebook later this month to lead the company’s virtual reality efforts.

"Manu Kumar Jain new Vice President of Xiaomi"

Congratulating Manu Kumar Jain, Xiaomi said on its Facebook page:

“Under Manu’s leadership our operations in India expanded from just a small team, into India’s second largest smartphone vendor in the country with 10.7 percent market share, and the number one selling smartphone brand online with 29.3 percent market share in Q4CY16, as per IDC!

Manu, congratulations from the entire Xiaomi family on your promotion to Vice President of Xiaomi!”

Manu Kumar Jain, said on his Facebook Page:

“Thank You my phenomenal Xiaomi family! I am so glad I got the opportunity to work with the best team on the planet. This is a result of some of the great things our Mi Fans have done for Xiaomi in India. Truly honoured and humbled! 🙂

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