20 October 2011 - 8:10am | posted by | 0 comments

Former Google executive reportedly lined up to join board at Twitter

Former Google executive reportedly lined up to join board at TwitterFormer Google executive reportedly lined up to join board at Twitter

Twitter is to bring in a new director to its board, with a former executive from Google reported to be a leading candidate.

According to Reuters, the microblogging site has begun its search, which includes a former president of Asia-Pacific and Latin America of Google.

It is also reported that Mariam Naficy , chief executive of Minted.com and Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, chief executive officer at fashion retail site Joyus are also contenders following the departure of two members of Twitter’s board last month.

A spokesperson for Twitter declined to comment.

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