Head of Communications forPlatforms, Jon Bennett, left the company.
“We are grateful for John’s positive contributions duringIn company history, a Meta spokesperson said in an email on Saturday. “We wish him good luck moving forward.” The spokesperson did not give a reason for Pinette’s departure.
Bennett gave employees the news in a post on Friday afternoon, saying this would be his last day, according to the Wall Street Journal, which previously reported his exit. “I know the team will continue to thrive because you’re doing some of the most important – and toughest – work in communications,” the publication was quoted as saying.
Pinette has been managing communications since 2019 and previously led communications for Google in Asia. He has also worked withSo does Microsoft and the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, Vulcan.
Meta, along with its social networks on Facebook and Instagram, are under heavy scrutiny after a former Facebook employeecache Which showed, among other things, that the company’s researchers were aware of the damage caused by the platforms. caught leaks From high-profile media reports late last year, the .
A Meta spokesperson told Reuters that Chris Norton, vice president of international communications, will take on the former Bennett role for now.
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