Ellie Rogers, Meta’s ANZ industry director, has left the social media company after nearly 10 years in the role.
Her departure appears to be part of Meta’s huge layoffs which saw the company slash 11,000 jobs — or 13 per cent of its overall headcount.
Rogers said that she is taking the next three months off but is keeping an eye out for her next role.
The former Ikon and Profero employee wrote on LinkedIn:
“After nearly a decade, my time at Meta has come to an end and I am now looking for my next leadership and board positions.
“The recent economic downturn has affected the work of many, and the support I’ve witnessed and felt myself for those also impacted has been heart warming.
“I’m beyond grateful to Meta, and our partners and proud of the incredible things we achieved together.
“As part of Meta’s ANZ executive leadership team, we took the business to the multi billion dollar company it is today, we helped small and big business grow their customer base and we had a lot of fun creating memories & friendships that will last forever.
“Over the last fortnight I have been reminded of two things:
“1. Community is everything and the Australian marketing community really holds its own. To everyone who has called to check in, sent flowers, sent gin, sent me a funny memory, shared leadership roles or messaged me with kind words – it means a lot.
“2. When one door closes another door opens. I will always cherish my time at meta, but the prospect of being part of the next company’s growth journey is exciting. Two weeks on and I’ve had some fantastic conversations and looking forwards to 2023.
“What’s next? I will take the next three months to be with my family, and slow down a few notches. I will be on the look out for my next leadership and boards roles in the new year.”
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