Shouzi Chew has been appointed as chief executive officer at video-sharing platform TikTok.
Chew is chief financial officer at TikTok’s parent company ByteDance.
Vanessa Pappas, who has been acting as interim head, will become TikTok’s chief operating officer.
Yiming Zhang, founder and CEO of ByteDance, said: “The leadership team of Shou and Vanessa sets the stage for sustained growth. Shou brings deep knowledge of the company and industry, having led a team that was among our earliest investors, and having worked in the technology sector for a decade.
“Vanessa has provided strong leadership and will continue to oversee her current portfolio of responsibilities, including managing all of the platform’s key operations.”