Elon Musk declines seat on Twiitter board of directors


Tesla CEO Elon Musk has declined a seat on Twitter’s board of directors. Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal confirmed the development just before midnight Sunday, sharing a message sent to all Twitter employees via the social media platform.

Elon has decided not to join our board. I sent a brief note to the company, sharing with you all here. pic.twitter.com/lfrXACavvk

— Parag Agrawal (@paraga) April 11, 2022

“Elon is our biggest shareholder, and we will remain open to his input,” Agrawal wrote, adding, “There will be distractions ahead, but our goals and priorities remain unchanged. The decisions we make and how we execute is in our hands, no one else’s. Let’s tune out the noise and stay focused on the work and what we’re building.

On April 5, Musk took a 9.2% passive stake in Twitter. Musk’s stake in the social media platform is valued at nearly $3 billion, according to CNBC.

Breaking: Elon Musk reversed his decision to join Twitter’s board, CEO Parag Agrawal said. The move comes after Mr. Musk tweeted criticism about the company. https://t.co/sKxkvpjv5i

— The Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) April 11, 2022

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