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Facebook appoints Robert Kimmitt as lead independent director

5 days ago   |   By Reuters

Facebook Inc on Thursday named the U.S. Treasury's former deputy secretary, Robert Kimmitt, to its board as lead independent director, effective immediately.
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Facebook appoints Treasury's Kimmitt as lead independent board director

5 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Facebook has filled the lead independent board director role with former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and U.S. Ambassador to Germany Robert M. Kimmitt. Meanwhile, the CEO of The Cranemere Group Limited Jeffrey D. Zients will not seek re-election to Facebook's board at the 2020 annual meeting, but will serve until then.
“The lead independent director is an important role for us and we've been looking for a leader who can bring significant oversight and governance experience” Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. “I'm confident Bob is going to make our board and our company better and I'm...
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