Week in Review: Google, Twitter, WarnerMedia and More

Jade Cooper June 5, 2020
Week in review
Week in review

This week was a dramatic one for executive appointments in big tech, with Google and Twitter sharing the spotlight. Google’s CEO announced major shake ups in his executive team, and a former Google CFO became the Chair of Twitter’s Board of Directors. Twitter was in the news for other reasons too, after a public spat with President Donald Trump, which resulted in the President threatening to shut down Twitter, regulate social media and expand the government’s power to oversee the Web.

Google Announces a Major Shakeup in its Executive Team

Google CEO Sundar Pichai announced a shakeup within his executive team, with four key appointments made within the search, engineering and advertising departments. Read more.

Twitter Names Ex-Google CFO as Board Chairman

Twitter announced that Independent Board Member Patrick Pichette has been appointed as the Chair of its Board of Directors, replaceing Omid Kordestani. Read more.

3M Hires New Finance Chief to Guide it Through COVID-19

US multinational conglomerate 3M announced that Monish Patolawala, the former CFO of GE Healthcare, will serve as its new Chief Financial Officer, replacing Nick Gangestad. Read more.

AT&T’s WarnerMedia Appoints New Head of Tech

AT&T’s multinational media conglomerate, WarnerMedia, appointed ex-Verizon executive Richard Tom as its new Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. Read more.

Tommy Hilfiger Transitions to New CEO

PVH announced that it has appointed Martijn Hagman as the new CEO of Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe. He replaces Daniel Grieder, who is stepping down after 23 years. Read more.

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