CEO of the famous video platform TikTok Company, Kevin Mayer (TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer) resigned from his post. He has taken this decision amid increasing pressure from US President Donald Trump.
CEO of the famous video platform TikTok Company, Kevin Mayer (TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer) resigned from his post. He has taken this decision amid increasing pressure from US President Donald Trump. Significantly, Trump is under constant pressure to sell TikTok’s American business from an American company.
Was resignation already decided?
US President Donald Trump banned TikTok, calling it a threat to national security. Along with this, the deadline was also decided to sell the company. After Donald Trump’s move, it was believed that Kevin Mayer could resign from his post.
Information given to employees by writing letters
About his resignation, Kevin Mayer himself told the employees of the company and wrote a letter for them. In this letter, he has mentioned the political pressure on TikTok.
Donald Trump has given 90 days
Donald Trump had proposed to sell TikTok to an American company and said that this process should be completed in 90 days. The US had banned TikTok’s parent company Byte Dance and called it a threat to national security.
Kevin wrote this in the letter-
Kevin Mayer wrote in the letter, ‘I did the work for which the company hired me. But the current environment has become very heavy. Hopefully the company will overcome this. But I have decided to leave the company with a heavy heart.