When new Facebook employees start at the company, there has always been a person to greet them: Chris Cox.
"For the average Facebook employee, Facebook without Chris Cox is almost unimaginable," said the former employee.
He also had a reputation as one of The company's great thinkers and best speakers – key reasons why he was trusted to share the Facebook ethos with his latest employees every week.
"Chris is one of the people everyone in the company respected the most," said Henry Liu. tidli Another strategic account manager on Facebook who left the company in 2017. "His charisma, passion for future communication and how he tells the story of Facebook's products, really encouraged all employees at company meetings."
Cox's retirement comes just days after CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a drastic change in strategy, telling that Facebook's future is in private communication. The shift is known to a company that has built one of the world's most valuable companies at the back of billions of users who share their data publicly and allow marketers to use that information to target them with ads.