Twitter Chief Executive (CEO) Elon Musk announced the name of the new CEO of the company, which he announced yesterday, in his post on his Twitter account.
Stating that Yaccarino will run the business operations while he focuses on product design and new technology, Musk said, “I look forward to working with Linda to transform this platform into the everything application ‘X’.” used the phrase.
NBCUniversal announced today that Yaccarino is stepping down from his position as chief of global advertising.
I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter!@LindaYacc will focus primarily on business operations, while I focus on product design & new technology.
Looking forward to working with Linda to transform this platform into X, the everything app. https://t.co/TiSJtTWuky
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 12, 2023
Yaccarino serves as chair of the Future of Work Task Force at the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Twitter announced yesterday that it has hired a new CEO.
Musk, in his social media account yesterday, announced that he has hired a new CEO for Twitter and that the new CEO will start his job in about 6 weeks.
Mentioning what his role in the company will be after the new CEO, Musk stated that his role will be Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), overseeing products, software and services.
While it was understood from Musk’s share that the new CEO would be a woman, the name was not given.
He said he would step down as CEO as soon as he found someone “stupid” enough to take the job.
In December last year, Elon Musk launched a poll on whether he should resign as CEO of Twitter and announced that he would accept the result.
More than 17 million 500 thousand people voted in Musk’s poll. According to the results of the survey, 57.5 percent of the participants expressed their preference for Musk to leave and 42.5 percent to continue.
Musk stated that he would resign as Twitter CEO as soon as he finds someone “stupid” enough to take over the management of the company, and then he will only manage the software and server teams.
Some Tesla shareholders believed Twitter had become a distraction for Musk and worried that he was unable to focus on his duties at Tesla.