Twitter Inc has hired an merchandising govt from Google Inc to move its retail division, as the web messaging company ramps up hiring and works to amplify its trade in advance of an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
J.J. Hirschle, who directed media and leisure promotion at Google, might be liable for the workforce promoting advertising merchandise to retail companies, the company stated, citing Will Stickney, a spokesman for Twitter.
Hirschle is to start out on October 28, the identical day Twitter is predicted to kick off its investor roadshow the place it’s going to pitch its providing to Wall boulevard before shares begin buying and selling in mid-November.
Since Twitter was once spun out of a struggling San Francisco startup in 2006, it has grown to about 2,300 workers as of September.
Twitter could not right away be reached for comment by Reuters out of doors of regular U.S. industry hours.