Facebook’s Hires This Week: Google, MSN and Symantec

Facebook continues to grow, not only in India where the company’s set to hire 500 people, but all over the world. This week we took a look at who joined the company and reported their new positions on LinkedIn.

  • Reid Callaway is set to be a summer intern at Facebook, coming from work as an associate at Natural Gas Partners and prior to that, an analyst at Lehman Brothers.
  • Jeannette Gessler is now an MBA intern at Facebook and is coming from working as a senior consultant and consultant at Deloitte Consulting. She also previously worked as a business analyst at Health Care Futures.
  • Barbara Gilleran is a new recruiter at Facebook, she’s previously worked the same job at Bank of America and also as a management development program participant there, the human resources coordinator at The Herald & Weekly Times and an office manager at Asset Finance Solutions Ltd.
  • Gabe Hernandez has been hired as an analyst of online sales operations at Facebook. He’s previously worked as a production coordinator at Media Research Labs LLC and as a teaching fellow at the Breakthrough Collaborative.
  • Jana Krause has joined Facebook as a law enforcement response analyst, coming from work as a brand protection specialist at Symantec.
  • Adrienne Polich joined Facebook as a product marketing intern, she’s an MBA candidate at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and has worked as a senior financial analyst at Google and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals.
  • Jeff Sakasegawa is working as a fraud investigator at Facebook, coming from a job as a risk operations specialist at Google.
  • Paul Silton is now an account executive at Facebook and has previously worked the same job at MSN, as a senior account executive at Microsoft and Microsoft Advertising, an account director at Diffiniti and account manager at Starcom MediaVest Group.
  • Elizabeth Williges now works as part of Facebook’s payment operations. Williges has also worked as an accounting and finance intern at Qualcomm, an affiliate accounting intern at Yahoo!, a portfolio management intern at BlackRock, a research analyst at gateway Partners, Inc. and financial representative at Northwestern Mutual.
  • James Wilson has joined the company as a software engineer, coming from working on the technical staff at Oracle and previously working as an intern at Green Hills Software.