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Facebook Hires President Clinton’s Former Press Secretary

Written on June 16, 2011 by Lulu

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After managing a press office at the White House during the time of President Bill Clinton, former press secretary Joe Lockhart takes on the challenge of managing the communication group of a social networking site.

has announced that they hired , ’s former , as their new vice president of global communications.

Lockhart will be managing the company’s Corporate, Policy and International communications teams said by a Facebook spokesperson.

Lockhart, with a lot of experiences and skill that he obtain during the time of Clinton will bring new skills and greater depth to the Facebook’s incredibly busy team as ,¬†Facebook VP of Global Communications, Marketing and Public Policy said. Schrage also added in a statement that Lockhart’s as the 22nd Press Secretary from August 1998 to September 2000 where he defended President Clinton during the impeachment trials gives him a specific appreciation for the demands of a world-wide 24-hour news cycle and the task to respond effectively to intense scrutiny.

Lockhart will be added to the communication muscle of Facebook that lacks staff for a year since the former director of corporate communications left the company to start his own consulting firm.

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