Billionaire and owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, on Friday, 12th May, 2023 has named longtime media executive Linda Yaccarino, as the new CEO of Twitter, months after he promised to step back from the role.
“I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter!”
Musk wrote in a tweet on Friday has unveiled the identity of the new Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Linda Yaccarino.
Yaccarino will replace Musk as Twitter’s boss.
“@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,” he wrote on the micro-blogging site.
The new Twitter CEO, Linda Yaccarino is an American media executive. She was the global head of advertising and partnerships at NBC.
Similarly, Yaccarino also announced her resignation from NBCUniversal on Friday morning, just a day after Musk revealed that he had hired a new, female CEO for the social media platform without naming at the time.
According to Musk, the new CEO will start work in six weeks time, while he becomes “executive chair and chief technology officer”, overseeing “product, software and sysops.”
Story: Christy Dung