Twitter head of news resigns

Vivian Schiller is the latest executive departure from the company

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Twitter head of news resigns Schiller tweeted that her departure would allow Twitter vice president of global media, Katie Stanton to "reorganise" as she saw fit. (Getty Images)
By  Helen Gaskell Published  October 9, 2014

Twitter Inc’s news head has announced she is stepping down after nearly a year at the microblogging site, Reuters reported.

Vivian Schiller, who was responsible for acting as a liaison between Twitter and news organisations, will be handing over the reins to Adam Sharp, who leads the government and elections team.

Schiller tweeted that her departure would allow Twitter vice president of global media, Katie Stanton to "reorganise" as she saw fit.

Stanton, formerly head of international strategy, filled in for Chloe Sladden, who left the online messaging service as part of a recent management shake-up that also included the departure of

Schiller, who joined Twitter alongside former chief operating officer Ali Rowghani and former head of North American media, Chloe Sladden, becomes the latest executive to depart as the company reshapes its executive ranks.

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