Facebook Taps Google’s William Easton To Lead Operations In Australia, New Zealand

Facebook filled a post that has been open since February, tapping Google Asia-Pacific Head of Mobile and Social William Easton to lead its operations in Australia and New Zealand, based in Sydney.

Facebook Australia-New Zealand Communications and Policy Manager Mia Garlick, who also came to the social network from Google, confirmed Easton’s hire to The National Business Review.

According to NBR, prior to Google, Easton held positions in Australia and the U.K. with Microsoft and Coca-Cola.

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