Facebook CMO Antonio Lucio is stepping down

Facebook CMO Antonio Lucio is stepping down

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Facebook chief marketing officer Antonio Lucio is stepping down from his role, citing a desire to “play a more active part in accelerating change” in the advertising industry, Paige Leskin and Tanya Dua reported.

Lucio has been chief marketing officer at Facebook for nearly two years. His time at the company has largely overlapped with a stream of negative press and continued fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

In a Facebook post announcing his leave, Lucio said that he wanted to focus on tackling diversity, inclusion and equity in the advertising industry. “Specifically, I want to devote the next, and probably final, chapter of my professional life to help companies and agencies in the marketing and advertising industries accelerate their transformation,” he wrote.

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