Today's Date:December 11, 2023
Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Shares That Elon Musk Won’t Join The Board

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Shares That Elon Musk Won’t Join The Board

Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk won’t join Twitter’s (TWTR) governing body anywhere close to seven days after a recording uncovered the innovation business person took a 9.2% stake in the $37 billion organization.

“Elon’s arrangement to the board was to turn out to be formally successful [April 9], however, Elon shared that very morning he will never again be joining the board. I accept this is overall a good thing,” Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal affirmed in a tweet.

“We were eager to work together and clear about the dangers. We additionally trusted that Elon as a trustee of the organization where he, similar to all board individuals, needs to act to the greatest advantage of the organization and every one of our investors, was the best way ahead,” Agrawal expressed.

Twitter fell almost 5% in Frankfurt on Monday before recovering to trade about 3% lower, while the Stoxx 600 Europe index slipped 0.32%, and Germany’s DAX fell 0.39% as of 10:28 UTC.

Agrawal added that Musk remains Twitter’s greatest investor and that the virtual entertainment organization would stay open to his feedback. “We have and will constantly esteem input from our investors regardless of whether they are on our board,” he said.

Investors own a piece of an organization’s stock with a personal stake in its monetary development. Enormous investors, like Musk, are normally offered a seat on the governing body with an option to decide on how the organization is controlled and leads business.

Musk can now apparently additionally increment his stake in the online entertainment goliath, as one of the limitations that accompanied his board seat was that he was unable to expand his property past 14.9%.

The CEO of electric-car maker Tesla and space exploration firm SpaceX is a staunch backer of cryptocurrencies and often turns to Twitter to publicly announce his views on crypto.

Last week’s reports of his Twitter stake prompted impermanent spikes in crypto markets, with any semblance of Dogecoin’s DOGE flooding as much as 10%. Crypto markets showed no quick response toward the beginning of today’s declaration.

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Shares That Elon Musk Won’t Join The Board

Musk even teased DOGE payments for Twitter services over the weekend. “Maybe even an option to pay in Doge?,” he said in response to a tweet about pricing for Twitter Blue, the platform’s monthly subscription.

In the interim, Musk made fun of Twitter’s cost throughout the end of the week. He held a survey that inquired as to whether Twitter’s San Francisco base camp ought to be transformed into a “destitute haven,” and one more that surveyed reactions to “Erase the w in twitter?”

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