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Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairs

The Verge Friday, 19 October 2018
Facebook hires former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to run global affairsAs the threat of data privacy regulation looms across the world, Facebook has hired former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as its global affairs and communications team head, according to the Financial Times.

Clegg, 51, will be headed off to Silicon Valley in January to succeed Elliot Schrage, who announced his departure from the company this summer. Clegg was a member of the UK parliament until last year, having led the Liberal Democrats party in a coalition with David Cameron’s Conservatives for five years.

"Perhaps most importantly for Facebook, Clegg has served as a European Commission trade negotiator"

Clegg has served as a European Commission trade negotiator which in the past few years has served some of the Valley’s most...
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Facebook has hired former British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg to lead its global affairs and communications team, as the social network deals with a number of scandals related to privacy, fake news and election meddling. Matt Larotonda reports.

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