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Twitter Adds Former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino to Its Board

Marjorie ScardinoTwitter, which has been looking to add a woman to its board of directors for some time, has pulled the trigger.

Former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino joined the board yesterday, and will stay on through at least 2014, Twitter announced via an SEC filing today.

Here’s Scardino’s first tweet, sent out this morning.

(Image courtesy of Pearson.com)


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