Manu Jain Leaves Xiaomi After Nine Years
Noida — Xiaomi Global Vice President Manu Kumar Jain Monday announced his departure from the group, after a nine-year association with the company. In a social media statement, Jain stated he would take a break before pursuing his next professional opportunity.
"These last nine years were truly phenomenal and I will forever cherish the love and support I have received from fans, partners, team members, and friends. I am lucky to have experienced something so special that it makes saying this goodbye very hard," Jain said.
Change is the only constant in life!— Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) January 30, 2023
Last 9 years, I’m lucky to have received so much love that it makes this goodbye so difficult. Thank you all. ❤️
The end of a journey also marks the beginning of a new one, full of exciting opportunities. Hello to a new adventure!#ManuJain pic.twitter.com/sVgahC7zhr
Jain joined Xiaomi in 2014 and held various positions, including India Regional Managing Director (2014-2017) and President of the Indian Subcontinent Region.
Jain is proud of several achievements during his time at Xiaomi, including: being the number one smartphone brand in India without advertising; receiving investment from Mr. Tata; being a small part of the Make-in-India revolution with 100% of smartphones and smart TVs made in India; and creating over 50,000 jobs in India through the company's growth. He also mentions meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a proud moment.
Talking about his future plans he said he is a builder at heart and desires to construct something new, preferably in a new industry. He expressed pride in having been a small part of the constantly growing startup community twice and hopes to return to it with a fulfilling new challenge.