Linda Yaccarino will replace Elon Musk as Twitter‘s top boss. She is a longtime NBCUniversal advertising executive
“I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter,” Musk tweeted Friday.
🚨 BREAKING: Elon Musk confirms Linda Yaccarino (@LindaYacc) has Twitter new CEO.
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Yaccarino, who served as the global chairman for advertising and partnerships at NBC, announced her resignation from NBCUniversal on Friday morning, a day after Musk said that he hired a new, female CEO for the social media platform. He did not name a successor at the time.
The billionaire said in a Thursday tweet that the new CEO would start in about six weeks, and that he will become executive chair and chief technology officer, “overseeing product, software and sysops.”
Yaccarino is a graduate of Penn State per her LinkedIn profile
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