The changes in the leadership of Twitter began after the arrival of the new CEO

Changes in the leadership of Twitter begin after the arrival of the new CEO

Twitter’s new CEO, Parag Agrawal, announced this Friday several changes in the leadership and in the organization of the company to achieve a “faster execution” and have more “operational rigor” after taking over from Jack Dorsey earlier this week.

This was informed by Agrawal to his employees in an email, which was published today by several American media and in which explains that the reorganization is intended to streamline the company’s operations and to accelerate their growth.

As a consequence of these modifications, two senior Twitter executives so far, Chief Engineer Michael Montano and Director of Design Dantley Davis will step down by the end of the year.

In that email, Agrawal said that will focus on “clear decision making, greater accountability and faster execution”, and noted that he was “making a series of organizational and leadership changes to position the company better to achieve the goals.”

“We have all discussed the critical need for greater operational rigor and it must start at the top,” he said.

Parag Agrawal announced to company employees that two senior executives will step down from their positions
Parag Agrawal announced to company employees that two senior executives will leave their positions (JUSTIN LANE JUSTIN LANE /)

In addition to the departure of Montano and Davis, Agrawal noted that Twitter employees will now be organized by what they are working on, as consumer products or income, rather than for their job function, such as product design or development.

Agrawal, 37, of Indian nationality, came to Twitter in 2011, when the firm had about 1,000 employees, and He was promoted four years ago to CTO, position he held until he was appointed CEO.

He previously worked at Microsoft, Yahoo, and AT&T in research positions.

Parag Agrawal Twitter
Parag Agrawal, new CEO of Twitter

Agrawal replaced Dorsey, an atypical businessman who created Twitter with the idea that it would be a communication tool between friends and who accompanied its transformation into a public forum in which important challenges were opened, especially during the presidency of the United States. United States of Donald Trump, whose account is banned by business decision.

Earlier this week, Jack Dorsey announced that he would cease to be the CEO of Twitter through a letter posted on his account on the social network.

“I have decided that it is time to go”, He announced in a letter that he made public after sending it to the company’s employees. “It was difficult, of course. I am really sad, and yet really happy. I know that we will show that it was the right way ”.

The businessman announced will be replaced in the position by the current director of technology of the company, Parag Agrawal, while Bret Taylor will serve as Chairman of the Board.

(With information from EFE)


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