Another Googler Sets Sail For Facebook

Another Google (GOOG) exec heads for greener pastures at Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook: This time it’s Google biz dev director Ethan Beard, who will join Facebook in a similar role, TechCrunch reports.

Beard follows Sheryl Sandberg, who left Google earlier this month to become Facebook’s new COO. Beard was formerly director of operations for Viacom’s (VIAB) MTV.

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