Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Is Engaged to Marketing Exec Tom Bernthal
Sheryl Sandberg at a panel discussion in California (Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon /Bloomberg)

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Is Engaged to Marketing Exec Tom Bernthal

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(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg announced her engagement to her boyfriend, Tom Bernthal, the co-founder and chief executive officer of marketing company Kelton Global.

Sandberg, 50, who wrote a book about overcoming tragedy after the sudden death of her husband, Dave Goldberg, posted the news on Facebook: “Engaged!!! Tom Bernthal, you are my everything. I could not love you more,” she wrote.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg replied: “Congrats! You’re wonderful for each other and I’m so happy for both of you.”

In her book, “Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy,” Sandberg says that a major part of overcoming tragedy is understanding that the choice you thought you’d have is no longer available. She also notes that men start dating earlier after losing a spouse, and are not as frequently criticized. Goldberg died in 2015.

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