Twitter Eliminates Top Executive Position
In an 8-K filed Thursday morning, Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) announced the resignation of COO Ali Rowghani.
Rowghani will still be employed by the company and advise CEO Dick Costolo. Twitter does not plan to hire a new COO, “and all of Mr. Rowghani's operating responsibilities will be assumed by other members of the Twitter management team.”
Interestingly, Rowghani sent some farewell regards in a tweet.
Goodbye Twitter. It's been an amazing ride, and I will cherish the memories.
— Ali Rowghani (@ROWGHANI) June 12, 2014
Shares of Twitter initially fell 1.87 percent on the news, but have since rebounded to a 4.25 percent gain.
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