Robert Kyncl, global head of content at YouTube Inc.
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Long-time YouTube executive Robert Kyncl announced on Monday he’s departing the dominant social video platform in the U.S. after more than 12 years at the company.
Google President of global customer solutions Mary Ellen Coe will take over the role of Chief Business Officer at YouTube starting in early October, the company confirmed. Kyncl will temporarily stay at YouTube to help with the transition.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki thanked Kyncl on Twitter on Monday.
“We owe so much of our growth and impact to your leadership,” Wojcicki wrote. “I’m excited to welcome Mary Ellen Coe as YT’s new CBO….