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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg isn't going anywhere

Sandberg doesn't want to run Disney, or any other company for that matter.

Asa Mathat

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg doesn't want to be Disney's CEO — or any company's CEO for that matter. At least not right now.

Speaking onstage at the Code Conference on Wednesday with Recode's Kara Swisher, Sandberg, an eight-year Facebook veteran whose name is often tossed around when high-profile CEO positions open up, said she loves Facebook and has no interest in leaving. Most recently, Sandberg's name was floating around as a candidate to be Disney's next CEO.

Here's the exchange, which you can watch at the 26:30 mark below.

Kara Swisher: "There was a point raised that you could be CEO of Disney. Did you want to be CEO of Disney?"

Sheryl Sandberg: "I love my job. Mark and I gave our first ever public interview, on not this stage but on your stage, and Mark had a vision and a mission for what it is to connect the world. We had 70 million users. Today we have 1.65 billion. We have an incredible team — an incredibly close team, we're all really good friends, and the product has a way of changing us as well. So I get to work with my closest friends ... on something I really believe in."


Swisher: So you don't want another job?

Sandberg: I don't want another job.

Swisher: And you don't want to run for office?

Sandberg: I don't want to run for office. I don't want another job. I love Facebook.

So breathe easy, Facebook investors (and Mark Zuckerberg). Sandberg is staying put.

And so, too, is Schroepfer, in case you were wondering. "I'm good, too, Kara," he joked after the Swisher-Sandberg exchange.

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