Twitter’s Indian-origin executive leaves company

Rishi Garg, a vice president at Twitter, announced his departure, the latest in a string, after a tenure of 13 months.

Updated - June 27, 2015 12:24 pm IST

Published - June 27, 2015 11:11 am IST - New York

Sign outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. File Photo: AP

Sign outside of Twitter headquarters in San Francisco. File Photo: AP

A top Indian-origin executive at the micro-blogging site Twitter resigned, the latest in a recent string of departures from the company, including former >CEO Dick Costolo.

Rishi Garg, the Vice President for Corporate Development and Strategy at Twitter, a role that put him in charge of the Mergers & Acquisition strategy, has announced his departure after a tenure of 13 months.

“After an amazing ride as Twitter’s VP Corporate Development and Strategy, I’m saying farewell today,” he tweeted yesterday.

Here are Mr.Garg's tweets on the issue:

Twitter did not immediately announce a replacement for Mr.Garg, whose departure comes just two week after Mr. Costolo announced he was stepping down as the company’s CEO. The latter was replaced by co-founder Jack Dorsey on an interim basis.

Other high-level departures over the last 18 months include, Product Chief Daniel Graf, > COO Ali Rowghani , and CFO Mike Gupta.

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