Damien Viel, CEO of Twitter France, announces his departure

” It’s finish “… Damien VielCEO of Twitter France, announced that he would leave his post on the social network, without specifying whether this departure was his decision or not, after “seven incredible and intense years”.

“Pride, honor and mission accomplished. Goodbye #twitterfrance. What an adventure ! Which team ! What encounters! “, he was still content to tweet.

“All my thoughts to the tweeps”

His previous message dated back to November 4 when Twitter, acquired by Elon Musk shortly before, began a global wave of layoffs. “All my thoughts, my respect, my energy and my love to the tweeps (nickname of Twitter employees, editor’s note) around the world today. We have built together the most incredible application on the planet,” he wrote.

This departure comes as the future of the social network at the blue bird seems very uncertain after a week as turbulent as the previous ones, between new bleeding of the workforce and restoration of Donald Trump’s account, a source of controversy.

Passed by YouTube or M6 advertising

Before being appointed CEO of Twitter France in 2015, Damien Viel was YouTube’s sales director for Southern Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Damien Viel had started in the marketing department of L’Oréal, then notably headed the advertising agency Carat France before becoming deputy director of M6 publicity, the advertising agency of the M6 ​​group.

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