She was appointed alongside Robert Zoellick as new independent director with immediate effect.
According to Omid Kordestani, Executive Chairman of Twitter, Ngozi will be an incredible asset to twitter as the company continue to focus on driving transparency and making twitter a safer, healthier place for everyone who uses their service.
“Twitter is a powerful platform that continues to be used as a strong connector for the global community and I’m thrilled to be a part of the team.
As we strive to build a better world for tomorrow, twitter can amplify messages and drive critical conversations around today’s most important issues.
I look forward to partnering with twitter’s talented directors and leadership team as we work to leverage the power of Twitter for good.” Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala tells PR Newswire.
She also tweeted about it.
Excited to work with @Jack and an incredible team on the Board of Twitter, a global platform that is such a strong connector of people and ideas.
— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) July 19, 2018