Meta Ex-COO Sheryl Sandberg is reportedly under investigation for company resource usage
Attorneys are investigating outgoing Meta Platforms chief operations officer Sheryl Sandberg’s use of company resources over many years, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. .
Several employees were interviewed in connection with the investigation by Facebook-parents MetaThe WSJ reported, adding that the poll was conducted at least last fall.
Meta and Sandberg did not immediately respond to Reuters’ request for comment.
Among the activities under scrutiny is the work of the Meta employees to support Sandberg’s foundation, Lean In, and work towards the writing and promotion of her second book, “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy,” the report adds.
In early June, Sandberg, who has a close partnership with the CEO Mark Zuckerberg driving the growth of the world’s largest social network, she announced her departure from the company after 14 years.
Chief growth officer Javier Olivan will take over as chief executive, although Zuckerberg said he has no plans to directly replace Sandberg’s role in the company’s existing structure.
Sandberg says she will continue to serve on Meta’s board after leaving the company in the fall.
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