The pinnacle of communications at Fb dad or mum Meta Platforms, John Pinette, is leaving the corporate, the social media firm stated late on Friday.
Chris Norton, vice chairman of worldwide communications, will cowl the position on an interim foundation, a Meta spokesperson stated in an emailed assertion to Reuters.
“John Pinette has left Meta. We’re grateful for his constructive contributions throughout an intense and vital time within the firm’s historical past, and we want him properly going ahead,” the assertion stated.
The spokesperson declined to say why Pinette was leaving, citing Meta coverage of not commenting on personnel issues.
The Wall Road Journal first reported Pinette’s departure on Friday.
Pinette was appointed vice chairman of worldwide communications in April 2019, in accordance with the corporate’s web site.
Earlier than becoming a member of the corporate, Pinette led communications for Gates Ventures, the personal workplace and innovation lab of Invoice Gates, for 5 years, and was the top of Asia Pacific communications for Google. He additionally held quite a few product and company communications management positions at Microsoft.
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