Chairman of the Board of Directors of Twitter has resigned from his position

KIEV. June 3. UNN. Chairman of the Board of Directors of Twitter, Omid Kordestani left his post. About it reports Reuters with reference to the company, reports UNN. This position was appointed by former Twitter CFO Patrick Pichette.

In his statement Pichetto paid tribute to his predecessor and emphasized that over the five years of his career, he has provided stable work of the team of Twitter. “Given the strength and depth of management team Twitter and leadership, we believe that now is the time for the development of our governance structure in line with best practice,” said Pichette in a statement.

Kordestani has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2015. He will remain on the Board, according to CNBC. The reason for the dismissal Kordestani not reported.

Changes in the management of the company occurred against the backdrop of deteriorating relations Twitter with President Donald trump. In late may, trump said that could close the company, but it needs to go through legal procedures. “If he (Twitter) could be legally closed, I would have done it,” said trump.

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President spoke just after signed on the regulation of social networks. Trump believes that social networks were “uncontrollable power”, with which they censor notification. “We can’t afford a limited number of online platforms to manually choose the words that Americans can share on the Internet,” explained trump.

Shortly before that Twitter have designated the message of the President as containing potentially inaccurate information.

However, after the signing of the decree Twitter again outlined the message of the President. This time the social network has considered that a tweet violates the company rules regarding the “glorification of violence”. In it, trump wrote about the atmosphere in Minneapolis, where the protests began after the death of the African-American George Floyd with the arrest by the police. In particular, the President noted that the government is ready to take control, “and as soon as I start looting, and begin shooting.”