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Twitter names ex-Google CFO Pichette chairman

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By Jon Swartz

Twitter Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR +2.03% on Tuesday named Patrick Pichette as chairman. Pichette, who was chief financial officer at Alphabet Inc.'s /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -2.42% /zigman2/quotes/205453964/composite GOOG -2.38% Google, succeeds Omid Kordestani, another ex-Google exec. Kordestani, who stepped down as Twitter's executive chairman, effective June 1, will remain on the board as a non-employee director. Pichette has served as Twitter's lead independent director since Dec. 31, 2018. Twitter shares are flat this year. The broader S&P 500 index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.12% is down 4.6% in 2020.

/zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 40.15
+0.80 +2.03%
Volume: 19.49M
Sept. 18, 2020 4:05p
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$31.76 billion
Rev. per Employee
$776,112
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/zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 1,451.09
-35.95 -2.42%
Volume: 3.15M
Sept. 18, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
32.36
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$989.95 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.39M
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/zigman2/quotes/205453964/composite
US : U.S.: Nasdaq
$ 1,459.99
-35.54 -2.38%
Volume: 3.10M
Sept. 18, 2020 4:00p
P/E Ratio
32.56
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
$989.95 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.39M
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/zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime
US : S&P US
3,319.47
-37.54 -1.12%
Volume: 4.09B
Sept. 18, 2020 5:15p
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