Former 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 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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