Jack Dorsey to stay Twitter CEO after all


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Jack Dorsey will stay master of the tweets for a minimum of a bit longer.

Twitter revealed Monday that Dorsey will continue to act as its CEO, in spite of an effort from activist financier Paul Singer to oust him and take control. Singer’s fund, Elliott Management, stated in a joint declaration with Twitter that in addition to Dorsey staying head of the social media network, the business will include a member from Singer’s group to its board of directors.

Twitter likewise stated the big innovation investing home Silver Lake would be investing $1 billion into the social media network. Twitter likewise prepares to buy $2 billion of its own shares in an effort to increase its stock rate.

“Twitter serves the public conversation, and our purpose has never been more important,” Dorsey stated in a joint declaration with Elliott Management and Silver Lake.

Last month, reports started distributing that Singer prepared an effort to oust Dorsey. Among Singer’s problems were Twitter’s bad stock exchange efficiency, still sitting more than 16% listed below its IPO rate 7 years earlier. Singer likewise questioned whether Dorsey’s time was being efficiently invested as CEO of both Twitter and payments business Square

Dorsey likewise prepared to invest as much as 6 months taking a trip in Africa this year, something he’s openly reassessed considering that Singer revealed his takeover strategies. Twitter didn’t right away react to an ask for remark or make Dorsey offered to discuss his Africa prepares following the arrangement.

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