UNITED KINGDOM Twitter has named Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to its board. Dr Okonjo-Iweala, a former senior World Bank official and Nigeria Minister of finanace, was named alongside Robert Zoellick to the social media platform’s board.
We’re adding Ngozi (@NOIweala) and Bob (@authorzoellick) to the Twitter board. Welcome! Sadly we’re also saying farewell to our friend Marjorie (@marjscar). She’s been an amazing advocate for journalists everywhere, and pushed us constantly to better inform people. Thank you M.
— jack (@jack) July 19, 2018
“We are confident they will be incredible assets to Twitter as we continue to focus on driving transparency and making Twitter a safer, healthier place for everyone who uses our service,” Twitter’s Executive Chairman Omid Kordestani said.
Excited to work with @Jack and an incredible team on the Board of Twitter, a global platform that is such a strong connector of people and ideas.
— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) July 19, 2018
Okonjo-Iweala welcomed the appointment and said “as we strive to build a better world for tomorrow, Twitter can amplify messages and drive critical conversations around today’s most important issues”.
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