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MoneyFacebook’s top product executive, Chris Cox, is leaving, the highest-level departure in years

10:35  15 march  2019
10:35  15 march  2019 Source:   bostonglobe.com

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Facebook ’ s top executive in charge of all products , Chris Cox , the longtime confidant of chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company, the highest - level departure at the social media giant amid nearly two years of sustained crises.

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook ’ s chief product officer, Chris Cox , who is one of the social network’s highest ranking executives , said on Thursday that he was leaving the company. Mr. Cox ’s departure follows two years of scandals for Facebook around data privacy and disinformation.

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Facebook’s top executive in charge of all products, Chris Cox, the longtime confidant of Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company, the highest-level departure at the social media giant and follows nearly two years of sustained crises.

Cox’s unexpected departure, which he and Zuckerberg announced in separate Facebook posts Thursday, comes months after Cox was promoted in a major reorganization.

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Two top executives are leaving Facebook as the company overhauls its ‘vision’ in the wake of Facebook Chief Product Officer Chris Cox , long one of CEO Mark Zuckerberg' s top deputies, will Zuckerberg, who announced the departures in a blog post on Thursday, explained that the moves

Chris Cox announced he’s leaving the company one week after Mark Zuckerberg published his privacy manifesto. After unifying all of Facebook ’ s products under Cox a year ago, Facebook said it would now split them apart under separate leaders, similar to how they’d been set up before.

Last May, Cox was put in charge of Facebook’s ‘‘family of apps,’’ including Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and Facebook itself — which together have over 2.7 billion users worldwide. These apps have been distinct until recently, when Zuckerberg announced plans to unify them under a banner of/with a new focus on privacy.

Facebook’s top product executive, Chris Cox, is leaving, the highest-level departure in years © REUTERS/FIle Chris Cox, chief product officer at Facebook, in April 2016. ‘‘It is with great sadness I share with you that after thirteen years, I’ve decided to leave the company,’’ Cox wrote in his post. ‘‘Since I was twenty-three, I’ve poured myself into these walls. This place will forever be a part of me.’’ Cox didn’t offer any explanation for his departure.

In his blog post, Zuckerberg said that Cox had told him that he planned to move on several years ago, but that Cox decided to hold off on leaving until the company made more progress combating misinformation and Russian meddling - controversies that erupted in the wake of the 2016 election.

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Zuckerberg says product head Chris Cox , seen by many people inside Facebook as the company’s second-most-powerful executive , is leaving the company after 13 years . Also out is Chris Daniels, who has been running Facebook ’ s WhatsApp messaging service. Zuckerberg described both moves

Chris Cox is becoming Facebook ’ s most important executive not named Mark Zuckerberg. Jay Parikh, Facebook ’ s top engineering executive , will oversee a new product team focused on Olivan has run Facebook ’ s growth team for years and is credited for helping Facebook achieve the massive

Facebook’s top product executive, Chris Cox, is leaving, the highest-level departure in years © Thomson Reuters Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg reacts as he speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Charles Platiau ‘‘For a few years, Chris has been discussing with me his desire to do something else. He is one of the most talented people I know and he has the potential to do anything he wants. But after 2016, we both realized we had too much important work to do to improve our products for society, and he stayed to help us work through these issues and help us chart a course for our family of apps going forward,’’ Zuckerberg wrote. ‘‘

At this point, we have made real progress on many issues and we have a clear plan for our apps, centered around making private messaging, stories and groups the foundation of the experience, including enabling encryption and interoperability across our services. As we embark on this next major chapter, Chris has decided now is the time to step back from leading these teams.’’

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