Twitter owner Elon Musk said that “another person” between now and the end of the year he could take the reins of the social network that, under his direction, has gone through “a roller coaster”between controversies and technical problems.
“I would imagine that probably towards the end of this year, that will be a good time to find someone else to run the company,” he said, asked when he thought Twitter would have a new CEO, speaking via video conference at a forum in Dubai.
“I have to stabilize the organization, make sure it is in a healthy situation and that the roadmap is clearly defined”he added before the World Government Summit that takes place every year in that emirate of the United Arab Emirates.
In his opinion, Twitter should be “in a stable situation towards the end of this year.”
The management of Musk, who paid some 44,000 million dollars for the social network in October 2022, has generated multiple controversies among users.
“I have to stabilize the organization, make sure it is in a healthy situation and that the roadmap is clearly defined”Elon Musk
“It’s been a roller coaster,” he acknowledged, the AFP news agency reported.
At the end of December, the South African billionaire announced for the first time that he planned to leave the post at the head of the network, and that he was looking for “someone quite crazy” to take over.
Since Musk’s arrival, Twitter has registered massive layoffs, the return to the platforms of accounts that were prohibited and the suspension of critical journalists with the tycoon
Racist tweets or hate messages have multiplied, which has generated concern among Internet regulators and the flight of large advertisers, Twitter’s main income.
Musk, one of the world’s richest businessmen, has also been criticized for neglecting his other businesses, especially the Tesla car company, whose shares have fallen in value since he took control of Twitter.