Kevin Mayer, The Walt Disney Co’s head of direct-to-consumer division, seen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in this file photo from October 22, 2019. He will join TikTok as its new chief executive. Photo: Reuters

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  • India is the biggest growth driver for TikTok followed by China, with 611 million and 196.6 million total downloads, respectively
  • Mayer, who will report directly to Zhang Yiming, will also serve as the chief operating officer of ByteDance
Topic |   TikTok app
Kevin Mayer, The Walt Disney Co’s head of direct-to-consumer division, seen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in this file photo from October 22, 2019. He will join TikTok as its new chief executive. Photo: Reuters
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