BRIEF-ByteDance Names Kevin Mayer Chief Operating Officer

May 18 (Reuters) -

* BYTEDANCE NAMES KEVIN MAYER CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

* BYTEDANCE SAYS IT NAMED KEVIN MAYER COO OF BYTEDANCE, EFFECTIVE JUNE 1

* BYTEDANCE - IN HIS ROLE AS COO, KEVIN MAYER WILL LEAD MUSIC, GAMING, HELO, EMERGING BUSINESSES, AND WILL SERVE AS CEO OF TIKTOK

* BYTEDANCE - ALEX ZHU, CURRENT PRESIDENT OF TIKTOK, WILL TRANSITION TO BYTEDANCE VP OF PRODUCT & STRATEGY

* BYTEDANCE - KELLY ZHANG AND LIDONG ZHANG WILL CONTINUE TO LEAD CHINA BUSINESS AS CEO AND CHAIRMAN OF BYTEDANCE CHINA, RESPECTIVELY Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: