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Jessica Neal, Netflix’s chief talent officer, is leaving the company.
She’s departing the streamer after a cumulative 12 years there, first as the vice president of talent and most recently as the chief talent officer.
Netflix confirmed the news but declined to comment on the reason behind her departure or whether a successor will be named to the role.
“Leading the talent organization at Netflix, and seeing the business and so many careers thrive, has been an incredible experience,” said Neal. “I want to thank Reed [Hastings], Ted [Sarandos] and all my stunning colleagues who have made every day memorable and gratifying.”
“We are incredibly grateful to Jessica Neal for building and leading a best-in-class talent organization over these past four years,” added Reed Hastings, Netflix’s co-founder and co-CEO. “She has been a trusted and valued partner, and we wish her the very best.”
Neal first started at Netflix back in 2006 but left after nearly eight years for other companies. She returned to the streamer in the summer of 2017 and was promoted to chief talent officer that fall.
Neal’s exit comes after the departures of other prominent Netflix execs last year. Those who left the company include English-language originals head Cindy Holland, drama exec Channing Dungey, comedy vp Jane Wiseman and drama exec Nina Wolarsky.
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