Twitter Names Former Goldman Sachs Banker Ned Segal as CFO

Twitter Inc. named Ned Segal, who spent 17 years during Goldman Sachs Group Inc., as arch financial officer, a second time a amicable media association has incited to a maestro of a investment bank for an executive to assistance revitalise a fortunes.


Segal, 43, now a comparison clamp boss of financial during Intuit Inc., will take over a purpose subsequent month from Anthony Noto, who will sojourn arch handling officer, Twitter pronounced Tuesday in a statement. Noto has hold both posts during San Francisco-based Twitter given Nov 2016. Segal will news directly to Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey, a association said.

After a unsuccessful routine to sell itself in 2016, Dorsey has been perplexing to infer that Twitter can attain as an eccentric association and strech profitability by a finish of this year. Twitter has been underneath vigour to boost expansion after posting a initial quarterly income decrease given going open in 2013. The company, however, reported in Apr that normal monthly users had increasing 6 percent to 328 million in a initial entertain from a year progressing and, in May, Biz Stone, a co-founder with Dorsey, pronounced he would rejoin Twitter after a six-year deficiency to concentration on association culture.

The careers of Noto and Segal overlapped during Goldman Sachs from 2010 by 2014 in a technology, media and telecom investment banking group. Noto left a investment bank to join Twitter in 2014. Segal left Goldman Sachs in 2013 for RPX Corp. and assimilated Intuit in 2015. At Intuit, Segal led a financial and vital formulation for a multiplication that delivers QuickBooks, Payments and Payroll.

Segal’s credentials and knowledge “are an ideal fit for Twitter as we work to extend a certain momentum, continue flourishing a assembly and grasp larger handling efficiency,” Dorsey pronounced in a statement.

The appointment will assistance soothe vigour on Dorsey, who also is CEO during electronic payments association Square Inc., and Noto, who was portion dual executive roles during Twitter.

Segal will accept a $22.5 million remuneration package, including a $500,000 income and $300,000 signing bonus, Twitter pronounced in a regulatory filing. The bulk of remuneration consists of about 1.17 million shares, valued during about $21.7 million as of Tuesday’s tighten in New York, that are dictated to recompense him over 4 years. About one-third of a shares are tied to opening targets.


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