By The Associated Press
Facebook has named its No. 2 executive, Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, to its board of directors. She is the first woman on Facebook's board and the first executive other than founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Here's some biographical information on Sandberg:
NAME: Sheryl Sandberg
BIRTH PLACE: Washington, D.C.
EDUCATION: B.A., M.B.A., Harvard University
CAREER: Economist, World Bank; chief of staff, U.S. Treasury Department, Clinton administration; vice president of global online sales and operations, Google Inc.; chief operating officer, Facebook Inc.
QUOTE: "Facebook is working every day to make the world more open and connected. It's a mission that I'm deeply passionate about, and I feel fortunate to be part of a company that is having such a profound impact in the world."
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