Mark D’Arcy, vice president of global business marketing and chief creative officer, Facebook has moved on from the social networking platform. The development comes months after Carolyn Everson left the platform after a decade of association.
After two decades working as a writer and CCO in advertising and media, D’Arcy joined Facebook in 2011 as VP, chief creative officer, Facebook Creative Shop.
“After more than a decade at Facebook, I’ve decided the time has come for me to leave the company. It’s hard to easily sum up the last 10 years other than to say I am immensely proud of the teams I’ve been fortunate to be part of and the business we worked to build. I am also very grateful that my various roles here enabled me to work with, and learn from, so many curious, demanding, brilliant and generous people,” he wrote in a Facebook post.
“Not just within Facebook but also at so many companies, not-for-profits, and organizations in almost every corner of the world. If you are one of these people, thank you for being such an important part of this adventure,” the post said.
In his last role at Facebook, he led a team of creative strategists in 18 cities around the world tasked with creating and building ideas that transform how the world’s largest and most innovative marketers use Facebook to drive business growth.
Before joining Facebook, D’Arcy spent seven years at Time Warner in New York, as CCO of its Global Media Group. Here he co-developed the creative media arts practice within a global media company designed to better leverage the company’s extensive television, film, print, and digital assets for its key marketing partners. In 2009, D’Arcy was also named President of the group and senior vice president of Time Warner.