Former eBay Canada exec now heading up Facebook Canada

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fbcYesterday I sent Jordan Banks a happy birthday message through Facebook.  Today I found out that the Thunder Road Capital executive is now heading up Facebook Canada.  

Earlier this year I opined whether Facebook Canada was closing down their Canadian operations after letting go of Louise Clements.  It seems they are not.  In fact, this announcement is a serious move in the right direction.

This is definitely an interesting and very positive move for Facebook.  Not only does Jordan bring to the table his experience in heading up eBay Canada but he also has the foresight of an early technology investor and mentor from his work through Thunder Road Capital.

We wish Jordan all the best in this new challenge.  Oh, and happy birthday.

What do you think of Jordan Banks heading up Facebook Canada?

Company:
Facebook
Website:
http://www.facebook.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet. more

Company:
Thunder Road Capital
Website:
http://www.thunderroadcapital.com
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Thunder Road Capital invests in early stage technology driven businesses led by exceptional people who passionately want to win. Equally as important, the leaders we back must also have a strong record of conducting themselves with the highest degrees of integrity, decency and community spirit. We get excited about: Leaders who have a proven history of a bias for action Ideas that focus either directly or... more


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