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In a move which had already been speculated by Re/code’s Kara Swisher, Twitter COO, Ali Rowghani has left the company. He will now act as an advisor to the CEO and his operational responsibilities will be divided in Twitter management.

Ali Rowghani announced it via tweet :


Previously chief financial officer at Pixar, Rowghani joined Twitter as CFO four years ago before becoming COO at the end of 2012.Twitter announced the move in a regulatory filing :

Effective today, Ali Rowghani has resigned from his position as the Chief Operating Officer (“COO”) of Twitter, Inc. (“Twitter”). Mr. Rowghani will continue to be a Twitter employee and act as a strategic advisor to the CEO. Twitter does not intend to hire a replacement for the COO role, and all of Mr. Rowghani’s operating responsibilities will be assumed by other members of the Twitter management team.



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