Facebook has found a successor to Ted Ullyot, the company’s General Counsel for the past 4 1/2 years. Facebook announced Thursday that Colin Stretch has been promoted from Deputy General Counsel to Vice President and General Counsel.
Stretch will lead Facebook’s legal and security departments.
Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg welcomed Stretch to his new position in a press release:
Colin has been an instrumental leader on the Facebook legal team and has earned the trust and confidence of management, the Board of Directors and our entire company.