Elon Musk announces Linda Yaccarino as new CEO of Twitter

Elon Musk  (Getty Images)
Elon Musk (Getty Images)

Elon Musk has announced he’s hired former NBCUniversal advertising head Linda Yaccarino as the new Twitter chief executive.

The erratic billionaire confirmed Ms Yaccarino would take on the role in a Twitter post on Friday.

“Looking forward to working with Linda to transform this platform into X, the everything app,” Mr Musk write.

Mr Musk teased the appointment on Thursday.