Twitter adds former Google executive to its board

Patrick Pichette has served as Google`s Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2015.

IANS| Last Updated: Sep 20, 2017, 12:09 PM IST
Twitter adds former Google executive to its board

San Francisco: Twitter has added Patrick Pichette, who served as Google`s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) from 2008 to 2015, to its board of directors.

Pichette will replace Hugh Johnston, the CFO of Pepsi, who joined Twitter`s board last year, technology news website Recode reported late on Tuesday.

According to Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Pichette`s term will begin on December 1, the report added.

Pichette is the second well-known Google executive to join Twitter`s board, after longtime Google executive Omid Kordestani who joined Twitter as the chairman in 2015.

Earlier, India-born Sriram Krishnan, a former top executive from Facebook and Snap, was hired by Twitter as its senior director of product.

Krishnan, who will join the company on October 2, shared the news in a series of tweets on Tuesday.