Facebook Hires Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg To Head Global Affairs And Communications Team

Sara C Nelson
Nick Clegg has reportedly been hired as Facebook's head of global affairs 

Facebook has reportedly hired former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head its global affairs and communications team. 

Sir Nick, 51, will move to Silicon Valley in January to succeed Elliot Schrage, the Financial Times reports. 

Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The ex-Liberal Democrat leader, who campaigned heavily to remain in the European Union, was knighted in March. 

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