Sherly Sandberg joined Facebook in 2008 and played a central role in directing the social networking company to its $16 billion IPO in May.
Sherly Sandberg promotion comes as Facebook seek to grow a more mature representation, as different to the college dorm-room startup status that has stay behind noticeably since Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg founded the company in 2004 after building an example website that judged the relative attractiveness of his female classmates.
According to the reports in announcing the appointment of Sherly Sandberg, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that Sheryl Sandberg has been his partner in running Facebook.
Sherly Sandberg understanding of the task and long-term opportunity, and Sherly Sandberg’s experience both at Facebook and on public company boards makes Sherly Sandberg a natural fit for the board.
Sherly Sandberg also serves on the boards of The Walt Disney Co. and of groups such as Women for Women International. She won’t receive any additional financial payment for the board role.