Twitter’s Wang heads back to US

Tony Wang

Tony Wang

Twitter has upped UK sales director Bruce Daisley to UK MD, taking over from Tony Wang who is moving back to the US take a post there. 

Announcing his move on the social network, Wang said: “2+ years, 15MM users in UK, teams in 6 EU countries, excited to return to HQ and home. Proud to hand off to incredible European leadership!”

Twitter’s European mangement now includes Daisley in the UK, Marc de Vries in the Netherlands, Pepe López de Ayala in Spain, Olivier Gonzalez and France and Ali Jafari who is overlooking direct sales in Europe.

Commenting on his promotion, Daisley tweeted: “Thanks @TonyW for building a great team in Europe. I’m honoured to be picking up the torch. Now on with your next big Twitter challenge.”

At the same time, Twitter director of media Lewis Wiltshire confirmed that the firm has also appointed The Guardian newspaper’s social and communities editor, Joanna Geary, to lead Twitter UK’s partnerships with the news industry. She is due to join later in the year.

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