Elon Musk Hires New Twitter CEO!

Elon Musk Hires New Twitter CEO!

Elon Musk hires a new Twitter CEO as he steps down as the social media platform’s chief executive officer.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk laughs as he talks to the media as he arrives to visit the construction site of the future US electric car giant Tesla, on September 03, 2020, in Gruenheide near Berlin. – Tesla builds a compound at the site in Gruenheide in Brandenburg for its first European “Gigafactory” near Berlin.

His decision surprised many individuals because the one he hired was Linda Yaccarino, the former ex-NBCUniversal ad chief.

In 2022, the billionaire posted a Twitter poll to ask users if he should resign as Twitter’s CEO. The final result of the poll was 57.5% yes and 42.5% no. Although it took months, Elon Musk kept his promise.

Elon Musk Hires New Twitter CEO!

According to CNBC‘s latest report, Yaccarino resigned from her position as NBCUniversal ad chief on Friday, May 12.

Elon Musk Hires New Twitter CEO! What Will the Billionaire Do Now?

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Chairman, Advertising Sales, and Client Partnerships NBCUniversal Linda Yaccarino speak onstage at the Hacking The Future Of Premium Content: Mr. Robot And Redefining TV Models panel at Liberty Theater during 2016 Advertising Week New York on September 28, 2016, in New York City.

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Elon Musk confirmed the arrival of the new Twitter CEO via his official tweet. “I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter!” said the billionaire.

He added that Linda will focus on managing business operations. Aside from this, she will also handle social media’s new technologies and product designs.

“Looking forward to working with Linda to transform this platform into X, the everything app,” added Musk.

His surprising Twitter announcement was able to generate over 14 million views, 100,000 likes, and 14,000 retweets.

What will Elon Musk do now? 

Technically, since Elon Musk still owns Twitter, his final decisions are still the ones that the social media giant will follow. 

Before he named the new Twitter CEO, Musk said that he planned to transition as the platform’s chief technology officer and executive chairman. 

This means that the billionaire will mainly focus on “overseeing product” decisions. If you want to learn more about the arrival of the new Twitter CEO, you can click this link

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