Meta Ireland boss Rick Kelley to step down after one year in charge

Kelley had been with Facebook’s parent business for 14 years and took over as head of Meta’s Irish division from previous long-serving boss Gareth Lambe

Kelley had only stepped into the role in April of 2022. Photo: Meta

Rick Kelley, head of Meta Ireland, is stepping down from the role after just a year in charge of the social media giant’s Irish operations.

Kelley had served in various roles with Meta, Facebook’s parent company, since 2009 including global vice president of the company’s gaming and app monetisation solutions.

In a LinkedIn post, Kelley said: “After 14 years, I have made the difficult decision that the time has come for me to leave Meta ...