Meta investigates Sheryl Sandberg, ex-COO of Facebook


Meta is reportedly investigating allegations that Sheryl Sandberg, who served as Facebook’s chief operating officer for 14 years before resigning June 1, used company resources for personal gain.

The Wall Street Journal reports that, according to unnamed sources, Meta’s review “has been ongoing since at least last fall” and is examining “behavior dating back several years.”

The investigation reportedly relates to allegations that Sandberg used Facebook resources to support his Lean In foundation, help market his second book, and plan his upcoming wedding to Kelton Global CEO Tom Bernthal, among others.

Meta did not immediately respond to a request for comment. A Sandberg spokesperson previously told the Log that “Sheryl did not inappropriately use company resources in connection with her wedding planning.” The other allegations were not dealt with.

Sandberg wrote in the Facebook post announcing her resignation that she would “focus more on my foundation and philanthropic work, which is more important than ever to me given how critical this time is for women,” and that she would remain on Meta’s board of directors. directors.

Meta did not immediately respond to a request for comment.


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