DETROIT (CBS SF) – Fb CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped assemble pickup vans at a Ford plant, as a part of a visit to Michigan.
In a submit on his Fb account Thursday, Zuckerberg stated he visited the Ford Rouge Plant close to Detroit, the place F-one hundred fifty pickups are constructed. The CEO stated he performed a “very small half” in assembling some pickups, putting in antennas and different small elements. He additionally signed an inspection sticker on one of many vans.
Zuckerberg stated staff on the meeting line additionally checked his work.
The CEO of the Menlo Park-based mostly social media big stated he additionally spoke to meeting line staff throughout his go to.
“Every individual informed me individually how necessary it’s to have good footwear since you’re primarily strolling on a treadmill for 10 hours a day. Each fifty two seconds, you need to undergo your set of duties — 650 occasions a day,” Zuckerberg stated.
Zuckerberg stated this was his first go to to Michigan, the middle of the U.S. automotive business and the tenth most populous state.
In a publish in January, Zuckerberg made it his objective in 2017 to go to each state following a tumultuous 2016, “to get out and speak to extra individuals about how they’re dwelling, working and desirous about the longer term.”