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Twitter’s New CEO Makes His Mark With Executive Reshuffle

  • Heads of design and engineering are leaving their posts
  • Agrawal names top managers to oversee three new units
Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder who had been leading the social media service for the past six years, stepped down on Monday, citing a desire for Twitter to be “free of its founder’s influence or direction.”

Dorsey, Twitter’s co-founder who had been leading the social media service for the past six years, stepped down on Monday, citing a desire for Twitter to be “free of its founder’s influence or direction.”

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Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Parag Agrawal, who just took the reins from Jack Dorsey this week, is already shaking up the management ranks.

Dantley Davis, who ran Twitter’s design and research, is leaving the company, as is Michael Montano, the engineering lead, San Francisco-based Twitter said Friday in a regulatory filing.