She left Facebook Inc on Wednesday to leave the company, she said in a post on the social media platform.
We wish Carolyn the best as she moves into a new chapter. We are grateful for her contributions, says a Facebook spokesperson in an emailed statement.
Everson, who had been at Facebook for more than a decade, was vice president of the Global Business Group of Facebook. She was a key spokesperson for the company when more than 1,000 advertisers joined a Facebook boycott last summer over concerns that it was not doing enough to combat hate speech on the platform.
The company said Nicola Mendelsohn, who operates the EMEA region of this division and has been supervised at the company for eight years, will be the new interim leader of the Global Business Group.