Twitter names first female board member

Twitter names first female board member

Reuters: Twitter Inc named Marjorie Scardino, former chief executive of publishing company Pearson, to its board on Thursday.

The addition of Scardino, who is also a former CEO of The Economist Group and a former board member of phone maker Nokia, expands Twitter board to eight members.

Twitter, which went public last month, was heavily criticized for its all-male board on the eve of its hugely successful public offering.

 

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