The appointment, effective immediately, sees Vishah Shah replacing Adam Mosseri who became Instagram’s head in October 2018.
Facebook Inc’s owned photo-sharing app Instagram stated, it has promoted Vishal Shah, its director of product management, as the head of product, effective immediately.
The position was earlier held by Adam Mosseri, who was appointed as Instagram’s head in October, following the high-profile departure of the app’s co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger in September 2018.
Shah, who joined Instagram in 2015, as the director of product management, oversaw consumer, business, and revenue products divisions.
Shah’s appointment comes at a time when Facebook’s core platform is under attack on how it safeguard customer data and its defenses against fake news.
In 2018, Facebook saw many high profiles executives leading the company.