Twitter co-founder Evan Williams steps down from board

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 21:39:28 GMT

Twitter Inc. co-founder Evan Williams is leaving the social-media company's board, according to a Friday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. "It's been an incredible 13 years, and I'm proud of what Twitter has accomplished during my time with the company," Williams said in a prepared statement. "I will continue rooting for the team as I focus my time on other projects." Williams's departure is effective at the end of the month, Twitter disclosed. Twitter's stock closed with a 3.1% gain Friday, but has declined 1.3% in the past 12 months, as the S&P 500 index has gained 2.6%.

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