TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigns, says change has forced him to step down


Kevin Mayer joined Tittock on June 1.

TickTalk CEO Kevin Mayer has decided to resign three months after assuming office ….

  • News18
  • Last Updated:August 27, 2020, 12:54 PM IST

The Chinese short video app TikTok (TikTok) has been in the news for quite some time and now it has been reported that TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer has decided to resign three months after assuming office. For information, let me tell you that Kevin Mayer joined ByTance-owned App TicketLock on June 1, after he stepped down as the head of Disney Streaming in May this year. According to a CNBC report, General Manager Vanessa Pappas has been appointed as the interim CEO of the company with immediate effect.

The mayor informed the employees of TickTalk and ByteDance about this decision. Kevin Mayer submitted his resignation and wrote that several changes in the company’s structure have forced him to step down. He further wrote that he has taken this decision with a heavy heart.

Ticketock is under pressure to sell American business. US President Donald Trump has warned that if Ticketock has to do business in America, then he will have to break ties with China. Also told that if Ticketcock has to work in America, then he will have to give his business to an American company. Ticketcock has been given an extension of 90 days for this.

Kevin has done a great job at Disney, and the idea of ​​Disney Plus is that of Kevin, due to which there has been a sudden increase in Disney’s traffic. Disney Plus was launched in November last year and by April 2020, its number of users has reached 50 million. For the information, let us know that in June, India has banned 59 Chinese apps, including TicketLock, under national security. After this decision of India, US President Donald Trump is also considering banning this app in the US.


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