former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg moves to Silicon Valley, and is head of the Department of global relations and promotion at Facebook. This is the former members of the European Parliament announced on Facebook and confirmed so that appropriate reports in various British media, including the Financial Times, the guardian and the BBC.
The 51-Year-old, who was from 2010 to 2015, the Deputy of the Prime Minister, David Cameron, will take over from Elliot Schrage, said in June his resignation. According to the BBC Clegg will begin his new Post next Monday, and a week in the Facebook Headquarters. In January, he is therefore completely in the USA.
Zuckerberg and Sandberg wanted Clegg
the liberal Democrats, for great tasks wait: Since the disclosure of the data scandal, in which the analysis of company Cambridge Analytica needed the information of 87 million members, failure to support in the US presidential campaign, Donald Trump, Facebook in Public under pressure. Again and again, Calls for a tighter regulation, according to.
the obligation of Clegg surprised Facebook the industry. As reported by the BBC, the commitment of the British to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, and CEO Sheryl Sandberg. Also, writes the Financial Times, Clegg had been wooed by Zuckerberg and Sandberg for months. The Facebook founder had assured him finally, that he will be instrumental in shaping the strategy of the Online network.