Facebook Hires Its First CMO Gary Briggs


According to the latest report from the below source, Facebook recently hired its first CMO(Chief Marketing Officer) from Google. The new member Garry Briggs comes with a lot of marketing experience, he previously been a chief marketer at Motorola Mobility under Google.

Before this Mr. Briggs had been VP-consumer marketing at Google, leading marketing efforts for search, commerce, Chrome, Google+, Google.org and the Google brand overall. He had also worked at eBay as VP-consumer marketing, general manager of eBay Canada, global marketing head of PayPal and CMO of eBay North America for 6-years and he had also spent six years at PepsiCo. And from all this we just can say that he really had a lot of marketing experience.

 Facebook isn’t just a company. For more than a billion people, it’s their connection to the friends and things they care about most. Telling the story of such an important and still very young brand is an incredible opportunity, and I cannot wait to get started,” Briggs said this in a statement through Facebook to AdAge, and from this we can say that he is excited to work on Facebook.

Garry Briggs will take the place of Eric Antonow, who is currently Facebook’s Vice President of Product Marketing. Mr. Eric Antonow will stay on through the transition period and will leave Facebook in September. 


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