This will be the departure of Facebook's sixth top executive this year. The company's corporate communications head Rachel Whetstone is leaving Facebook for a public relations (PR) role at Netflix. Whetstone was the VP of communications for WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger products since joining a year ago. Before Facebook, Whetstone was the SVP of policy and communications at Uber, a role she also held at Google. Incidentally, at Google, she took over for Elliot Schrage who then departed for a role at Facebook; Schrage announced his departure from Facebook in June. Meanwhile, Netflix has put out a statement announcing Whetstone joining their team. “Her deep knowledge and international expertise will be invaluable as we bring Netflix and its expanding lineup of original content to an increasingly global audience,” said Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO. At Netflix, Whetstone is replacing Jonathan Friedland, who was ousted…
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