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Elon Musk names Linda Yaccarino new Twitter CEO

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Billionaire and owner of Twitter, Elon Musk, has unveiled the identity of the new Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Linda Yaccarino.

Yaccarino will replace Musk as Twitter’s boss.

“I am excited to welcome Linda Yaccarino as the new CEO of Twitter,” Musk tweeted Friday.

“@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 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 her at the time.

According to Musk, the new CEO will start work in the six weeks time while he becomes executive chair and chief technology officer, “overseeing product, software and sysops.”

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