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Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sanderbg thought CEO Mark Zuckerberg was "nuts" for suggesting as early as January of 2020 that company employees may need to work from home due to COVID-19, she said in an interview released Monday.
Zuckerberg initially announced in March that Bay Area employees would work from home, and in mid-April that expanded to the vast majority of Facebook employees. The company extended that policy throughout the year, saying in May that the company would likely expand its work-from-home policies permanently.
"Mark was the first person who said we might send everyone home. That I have a very strong recollection of. We had kind of been thinking about it since January," Sandberg said in an interview with Axios, adding that through his work for the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative, he had been receiving early briefings on the virus.