ByteDance announces China leaders, targets 100,000 global headcount

ByteDance announces China leaders, targets 100,000 global headcount

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Beijing-based ByteDance, owner of global short video hit TikTok, on Thursday appointed new heads for its China business and set a goal to nearly double its global headcount to 100,000 by the end of the year.

The eight-year-old startup, which was valued at $78 billion in its latest financing round, currently has over 60,000 employees across 30 countries.

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