News: Twitter names Marjorie Scardino as first female board member

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Twitter names Marjorie Scardino as first female board member

According to an ET report, microblogging site Twitter Inc named Marjorie Scardino, former chief executive of publishing company Pearson, to its board on Thursday. Scardino, is the first female board member in Twitter, and her appointment expands Twitter board to eight members.

According to an ET report, microblogging site Twitter Inc named Marjorie Scardino, former chief executive of publishing company Pearson, to its board on Thursday. Scardino, is the first female board member in Twitter, and her appointment expands Twitter board to eight members.

Twitter, which went public last month, was heavily criticized for its all-male board on the eve of its hugely successful public offering. Scardino will replace David Rosenblatt on Twitter's audit committee while Rosenblatt will continue to be on the compensation committee, the company said in a regulatory filing, the report added.

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