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Elon Musk names Linda Yaccarino as new Twitter CEO

Deccan Chronicle. | DC Correspondent

Published on: May 12, 2023 | Updated on: May 12, 2023
Linda Yaccarino. (Photo: Twitter/@lindayacc)

Linda Yaccarino. (Photo: Twitter/@lindayacc)

SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk named former NBCUniversal advertising chief Linda Yaccarino as the new Twitter CEO on  Friday.  In a tweet, he announced that Linda will focus on business operations.

"I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter!" Musk said. "@LindaYacc will focus primarily on business operations, while I focus on product design & new technology," read his tweet.

Musk had on Thursday said he has hired a woman to replace him as boss of Twitter and its newly named X Corporation parent, but did not give a name. However, a section of media had speculated earlier that Linda could be the new Twitter CEO after a statement from NBCUniversal said there global advertising chief had resigned from her role "effective immediately".


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