Rachel Whetstone, appointed Chief Communications Officer @Netflix

Business, People, PR, Specialized Communication

Netflix Inc. appointed Rachel Whetstone as its new Chief Communications Officer. She will be responsible for leading communications on a global basis as Netflix works with the world’s best creators to deliver great entertainment to its more than 130M members.  She comes to Netflix from Facebook, after she previously led communications and policy at Uber and Google.

Rachel is a proven communications leader and a strong addition to the Netflix team (…) Her deep knowledge and international expertise will be invaluable as we bring Netflix and its expanding lineup of original content to an increasingly global audience.

Reed Hastings,

Netflix Chief Executive Officer

I’m so excited to be joining Netflix and being part of this amazing company’s story

Rachel Whetstone

A graduate of Bristol University, Rachel worked as a political adviser in the UK before entering the private sector. She joined Google in 2005 and served as Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Policy at Google from 2010 to 2015. She held the same position at Uber from 2015 till 2017, prior to joining Facebook as a Vice President of Communications last year.

Netflix  is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 130 million memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.