Rishi Garg, the Indian-origin Vice President for Corporate Development and Strategy at Twitter, has announced his departure after a tenure of 13 months.
“After an amazing ride as Twitter’s VP Corporate Development and Strategy, I’m saying farewell today,” he tweeted yesterday.
“Our team has built a stronger Twitter with a dozen acquisitions in the last year. Hats off to @dickc for admirable leadership, humour, energy, and trust,” Garg said.
“I can’t wait to witness the company’s next chapter. I’m off to pursue some exciting new projects; more soon! #staytuned,” the tweets read.
Twitter has not yet announced a replacement for Garg. The incident comes just two weeks after Costolo announced he was stepping down as the company’s CEO.
Though for the time being, Costolo has been replaced by co-founder Jack Dorsey.
Other high-level departures over the last 18 months include product chief Daniel Graf, COO Ali Rowghani, and CFO Mike Gupta.
Before his sojourn with Twitter, Garg was the M&A chief for fellow Jack Dorsey company Square.
As per his online profile, Garg received a BA in Economics and MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.