Facebook hires LinkedIn comms exec Fenot Tekle

Facebook announced its second-quarter earnings at the last month, in which it beat expectations.

MENLO PARK, CA: Facebook has hired LinkedIn veteran Fenot Tekle as director of corporate communications, leading the company's video communications efforts.

Tekle oversaw corporate comms for b-to-b efforts at LinkedIn, including the Talent Solutions, Marketing Solutions, and Sales Solutions business units, according to her LinkedIn account. She also led a team managing integrated communications and marketing initiatives and assisted with earnings, mergers and acquisitions, and crisis comms.

Previously, she was a senior manager of PR at Netflix for seven years and manager of PR at AMC Networks.

A Facebook representative didn’t respond to an emailed request for comment.

Last month, Facebook launched its first global b-to-b ad campaign targeting marketers, called Discover Growth. The company beat analyst expectations with its second-quarter earnings, posting $9.3 billion in revenue in the period.

This story was updated on August 10 with additional information on Tekle's role.

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