After months of a twisting saga, the world’s richest man immediately fired boss Parag Agrawal and two other executives, chief financial officer Ned Segal and chief legal officer Vijaya Gadde, according to unnamed Washington sources. Post. Twitter did not immediately respond to a request from AFP. Elon Musk had until Friday to complete the acquisition of the social network, failing which a trial would have taken place in November. The operation has dragged on since the announcement at the end of April of a $44 billion acquisition offer, reluctantly accepted by Twitter. The entrepreneur sought to get out of it unilaterally in early July, accusing the company of having lied to him, but the company’s board of directors took legal action. Earlier this month, a few days before the opening of a lawsuit that Twitter seemed on track to win, Elon Musk finally offered to close the transaction at the price initially agreed. (Belga)
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