Stewart Butterfield img.credit:Google12/7/2022By NarsinghCEO of Slack
Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield has announced he will be stepping down from the company in January.
The news comes less than a week after Salesforce’s co-CEO, Bret Taylor, said he would be departing the company at the end of the fiscal quarter.
Salesforce acquired Slack in 2020 for $27 billion, in a deal where Taylor played a key role.
The news was first reported by Business Insider and later confirmed by Slack.
Butterfield also said that that Chief Product Officer Tamar Yehoshua and Jonathan Prince, Slack’s senior vice president for marketing, brand & communications, would be leavin
company spokesperson said: "Stewart is an incredible leader who created an amazing, beloved company in Slack
Slack is woven into the Salesforce Customer 360 platform.
Salesforce’s sole CEO, Marc Benioff, has yet to announce if he plans to replace Taylor with a new co-CEO, Butterfield’s successor has already been named
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