Facebook Hires LinkedIn's Susan Taylor As Chief Accounting Officer

By Sue Chang Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Facebook Inc. has named Susan Taylor as chief accounting officer to replace Jas Athwal, who resigned on Feb. 17, the social media company said in a regulatory disclosure on Tuesday. Taylor is currently controller and CAO at LinkedIn Corp. and will start in her new position on April 17. She will receive an annual base salary of $400,000 and a one-time signing bonus of $400,000. Shares of Facebook were mostly unchanged after hours.

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