Elon Musk plans to consult with Twitter’s San Francisco workplace this week forward of the expected close of his deal to buy the company, Twitter Leader Advertising Officer Leslie Berland advised personnel in an electronic mail Wednesday.
“As you’ll quickly see or pay attention, Elon is within the SF workplace this week assembly with other people, strolling the halls, and proceeding to dive in at the necessary paintings you all do,” Berland mentioned within the electronic mail, which was once received through CNN Trade. “If you happen to’re in SF and notice him round, say hello! For everybody else, that is only the start of many conferences and conversations with Elon.”
Berland added that every one Twitter
(TWTR) staff will pay attention immediately from Musk on Friday.
In a while after the e-mail went out, Musk tweeted a video of himself coming into Twitter’s workplace sporting the bowl of a sink, writing, “Getting into Twitter HQ – let that sink in!”
Musk has till the top of the week to near his $44 billion deal to shop for Twitter or face an ordeal, and is reportedly making plans to take action on Friday. The deal ultimate would bring to a halt a months-long combat over the purchase, which Musk in the past sought to go out however previous this month agreed to move forward with the deal at the initially agreed upon phrases.
Musk on Wednesday additionally modified his Twitter bio to “Leader Twit.”
Musk is prone to face many questions from apprehensive staff when he addresses Twitter’s personnel.
The Washington Put up closing week reported that Musk advised potential buyers within the deal that he deliberate to chop just about 75% of the corporate’s personnel, and that Twitter had already deliberate huge layoffs even though the deal didn’t undergo. Following the Washington Put up record, Twitter Normal Recommend Sean Edgett despatched a memo to personnel pronouncing the corporate does “now not have any affirmation of the patron’s plans following shut and counsel now not following rumors or leaked paperwork however moderately stay up for info from us and the patron immediately,” consistent with a record from Bloomberg. A Twitter spokesperson showed to CNN the authenticity of the memo.
Musk had in the past mentioned dramatically lowering Twitter’s team of workers in textual content messages with pals concerning the deal, that have been published in court docket filings, and didn’t push aside the potential of layoffs in a decision with Twitter staff in June.