Updated: February 4, 2020 3:46:12 pm
Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg on Monday announced her engagement to the head of a consulting firm.
Sandberg, 50, posted a picture of her and Tom Bernthal, the co-founder and chief executive officer of consulting firm Kelton Global, on her Instagram and Facebook profiles.
Among the first to congratulate was Facebook Chief Executive Officer and long-time friend Mark Zuckerberg.
“Congrats! You’re wonderful for each other and I’m so happy for both of you,” Zuckerberg wrote.
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Sandberg lost her husband, Dave Goldberg, who headed SurveyMonkey, in 2015 to a treadmill accident.
The couple, who were married for 11 years, has two children.
Sandberg, one of the most high profile female executives in U.S. business, has authored best-selling books including “Option B”, which is about coping with the sudden death of her husband, and “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead”.
Bernthal had previously worked in the White House under President Bill Clinton and for NBC News, where he was an Emmy Award-winning television producer.
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