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Parag Agrawal replaces Twitter founder as its CEO, joins growing club of India-born tech leaders

Parag Agrawal replaces Twitter founder as its CEO

Twitter appointed Mumbai-born Parag Agrawal as its CEO on Tuesday, following founder Jack Dorsey’s announcement that he would step down from the role on Monday.

Man of the hour: Agrawal climbed the ladder at Twitter, Inc., going from the role of chief technology officer to his new position in 10 years’ time since he joined the company in 2011.

Hong Kong defends letting J.P. Morgan CEO skip mandatory quarantine because it’s a ‘huge bank’

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon

Hong Kong reportedly allowed J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon to bypass strict quarantine protocol for arriving travelers because of the size of their bank and its importance to Hong Kong’s economy.

Special treatment: Dimon spent 32 hours in Hong Kong, where he held meetings with the J.P. Morgan regional chief and thanked the staff for their hard work amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to CNN.

Former Gangster is Now the Badass CEO of a $3 Million Diving Business in Singapore

At 13, Jacki Ng was part of a local gang in Singapore, leading him through a life of petty crime and fighting, which later led to his expulsion from secondary school.

“I was always a child who was a bit different. I was neither conventional, nor rule-abiding,” Ng, who now heads a million dollar diving empire in Singapore, told the Vulcan Post. “I grew up in a dysfunctional family where illegal activities were by no means foreign to my family members.”

Why People Are Freaking Out Over Yahoo’s CEO Taking Such a Short Maternity Leave

Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has recently been under fire for her decision to take a short maternity leave following the expected births of her twin daughters later this year.

The soon-to-be mother of three announced on Tumblr, which is owned by Yahoo, that she will be taking as little as two weeks of maternity leave and will be “working throughout” the duration of her time off, according to The Guardian. Mayer wrote on Tumblr:

These CEOs Make a Disgustingly Large Amount of Money Compared to Their Employees

The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted a new protocol mandated by the Dodd-Frank financial law that will require large companies to disclose their median compensation level starting in 2018.

The law was established for the benefit of company shareholders as they will be presented with more information pertaining to how executives are paid. While this law will undoubtedly benefit shareholders it may also come with some unintended backlash.