Twitter is losing design and engineering leaders in the restructuring under the new CEO.

Twitter’s new CEOs are reorganizing the company, with two top executives removed as part of the shake-up. O Regulatory document Explains that Twitter is reorganizing its consumer, revenue, and core tech divisions to “increase accountability, speed, and operational efficiency” under individual leaders. Kevin Beckpoor, Bruce Falk and Nick Caldwell will lead the three teams.

As part of the transformation, Michael Montano, Twitter’s engineering lead, and its design and research lead, Dantley Davis, will step down later this year.

O Fast company Davis’ profile, published in September, describes him as “the first black executive to report to the CEO since Twitter went public.” According to New York TimesHe joined the company in 2019 to help make big changes in the company’s culture in an effort to break the stalemate. Allegedly, some employees found the changes unpleasant, saying they were not accustomed to being asked to criticize each other.

This was cited by Beykpour, Twitter’s head of consumer products Fast company “Dantley’s involvement in this company is one of the most important inflation points I believe we have,” he said.

Later on Friday, Davis Posted on Twitter To say that he had the “honor of being part of the journey” in the company.

This shake-up will be the second major change in the company this week. On Monday, Twitter founder Jack Dorsey announced that he was leaving the company, leaving then-CTO Parag Agarwal in charge.

The restructuring is aimed at speeding up the company’s decision-making, Twitter said. Parag focuses on operational excellence and getting Twitter to its goals. These changes have been made with this in mind, “said Laura Alexander, a spokeswoman for Twitter. the edge.

Updated December 3, 3:38 PM ET: A comment was added by a Twitter spokesperson.

Updated December 3, 4:58 pm ET: Tweet added by Dantley Davis.

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