Parag Agrawal, has been named the chief executive officer (CEO) of Twitter.
Parag, aged 37 has succeeded Twitter’s co-founder ,Jack Dorsey, who earlier announced that he was stepping down from his post. He had joined Twitter in the year 2011 and from then on climbed the ranks to become the firm’s chief technology officer.
He’s now called “a safe pair of hands”, and has an enormous job in front of him.
The news of his appointment has led to much celebration in India where the micro-blogging platform currently has more than 30 million users.
Many used their Twitter to celebrate his appointment, pointing out that he is now the youngest CEO of an S&P 500 company. Some added him to the long list of Indian CEOs of global technology firms.
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