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Twitter Names Robert Kaiden Chief Accounting Officer

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) disclosed in a regulatory filing that it appointed Robert Kaiden, 48, as its Chief Accounting Officer, effective June 1, 2015.

From 1989 to May 2015, Kaiden served in several roles at Deloitte & Touche LLP, a national auditing firm, including as Audit Partner from 2000 to May 2015.

Following Kaiden's appointment, Gordon Lee, Twitter's Controller and Interim Chief Accounting Officer, will continue to serve as Twitter's Controller.

The company entered into a letter agreement with Mr. Kaiden, dated April 24, 2015 , establishing his compensation as Chief Accounting Officer. Pursuant to terms of the Offer Letter, Mr. Kaiden's base salary will be $350,000 and Mr. Kaiden will be eligible for an annual discretionary performance bonus of up to 100% of his base salary.

Kaiden will be granted a restricted stock unit award covering 120,000 shares of Twitter common stock that will vest over 4 years as described in the Offer Letter and subject to the terms of the Company's 2013 Equity Incentive Plan.

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