Facebook Parent Meta's Head of Communications John Pinette Leaves Company
John Pinette, the head of communications at Facebook parent Meta Platforms is leaving the company as confirmed by the company late on Friday. Chris Norton, who's the vice president of international communications will take John Pinette's position.
A Meta spokesperson made this email statement to Reuters "John Pinette has left Meta. We are thankful for his positive contributions during an intense and significant time in the company's history, and we wish him well going forward,".
The spokesperson refused to speak on why Pinette was leaving, rather he cited Meta's policy of not commenting on personnel matters. This news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal on Friday.
Pinette has been the vice president of global communications since April 2019, according to the company's website - 3 years after this, he is leaving the company.
Pinette led communications for Gates Ventures, the private office, an innovation lab of Bill Gates for five years, he was also the head of Asia Pacific communications for Google. In addition, he also held a number of product and corporate communications leadership positions at Microsoft.