• Disney says Sheryl Sandberg, Jack Dorsey are leaving its board as Facebook, Twitter push into media

    9 monthes ago - By CNBC

    Disney said late Friday neither Sheryl Sandberg nor Jack Dorsey will remain on their board, citing conflicts with Facebook and Twitter.
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  • Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey Will Exit Disney's Board

    9 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and Jack Dorsey, CEO of both Twitter and digital payments firm Square, are leaving Walt Disney's board, according to a regulatory filing on Friday.
    "Given our evolving business and the businesses Ms. Sandberg and Mr. Dorsey are in, it has become increasingly difficult for them to avoid conflicts relating to board matters," a Disney spokesperson told Fortune in an email.
    Sandberg and Dorsey's departures from Disney's board comes at a time when both Facebook fb and Twitter twtr have been emphasizing video on their social networking and...
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  • Sandberg, Dorsey to leave the Disney board

    9 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    BURBANK, Calif. - Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will be leaving the board of The Walt Disney Co. Neither executive will stand for re-election at the company's annual meeting in March. A Disney spokesperson says it has become “increasingly difficult for them to avoid conflicts relating to board matters.” With...
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  • Disney's video streaming plans mean Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg have to leave its board

    Disney's video streaming plans mean Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg have to leave its board

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The CEO of Twitter and COO of Facebook are leaving Disney's board due to conflicts of interest, as Disney gears up to launch a digital streaming service to rival Netflix.
    On Friday, the entertainment giant announced that chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and chief exec Jack Dorsey will not not be seeking re-election to its board.
    For years, companies like Facebook and Twitter have insisted that they are technology firms rather than traditional media companies. But in recent months they have faced increased scrutiny over their responsibility for the media that appears on their...
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  • Facebook's Sandberg, Twitter's Dorsey to leave Disney board

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    LOS ANGELES - Facebook Inc Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey will not seek re-election to Walt Disney Co's board because of conflicts of interest between the media giant and the technology companies, Disney said on Friday.
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