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Elliott’s Cohn Plans to Step Down From Twitter Board

April 1, 2021, 4:30 PM

Elliott Management Corp.’s Jesse Cohn plans to step down from Twitter Inc.’s board once the company can find a replacement.

Twitter is searching for a new independent board director, in line with its “interest in continuing to enhance the diversity of the board,” to replace Cohn, according to a filing Thursday. It’s unclear how long the search will take. Elliott’s standstill agreement will remain in effect until Cohn steps down from the board, according to the filing.

Cohn joined Twitter’s board last year after Elliott disclosed a notable stake in the company as part of an effort to replace Chief ...

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