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Billionaire DoorDash founder Tony Xu joins Meta’s board of directors

  • Following Facebook’s rebrand in October, Tony Xu has joined Meta’s board of directors.
  • Tony Xu, 37, co-founded DoorDash as an MBA student in Stanford in 2013.
  • He was the highest-paid CEO in the Bay Area in 2020, earning $413 in compensation.

Meta Platforms, Facebook’s freshly-minted parent company, named DoorDash co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Tony Xu to its board of directors on Tuesday.

In a news release, Mark Zuckerberg described Xu as “a great tech leader” who “has direct experience in both running a tech company and solving complex challenges in commerce.”

Angry Mob Tries to Strip Air France Execs Naked Because They Plan to Layoff 2,900 People

Yesterday, Air France executives were brutally mauled outside of Charles De Gaulle Airport after finishing a meeting that finalized a reconstruction plan that will result in 2,900 layoffs company-wide by the end of 2017.  

While Air France President Frédéric Gagey escaped unharmed, the deputy head of human resources at the company, Xavier Broseta, and another executive were forced to fight through a crowd of several hundred angry employees to get to safety, according to the Guardian.