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Pinterest Chief Don Faul Out

”Don’s had a huge impact since joining Pinterest in 2012,“ spokesperson says about chief operator’s exit

Pinterest’s operations chief Don Faul is departing the company.  A company spokesperson calls his exit a “personal decision,” Re/code reports.

“Don’s had a huge impact since joining Pinterest in 2012,” the company said Friday. “He’s grown partner, support and international teams from four to well over a hundred, launched offices across the U.S. and around the world, supported our tremendous growth in users, and helped launch our monetization efforts.”

Faul also issued a statement.

“My time at Pinterest has been truly special. I’m so proud of the incredible team we’ve built and what we’ve accomplished together. I’ve been inspired by the impact that Pinterest has had in helping people explore their passions and plan their future and will be rooting for the company’s continued success while I think about what’s next for me.”

The former marine joined the visual-discovery company after stints at Google and Facebook.

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