Jack Dorsey Officially Twitter's CEO

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Last week, we learned that Twitter was about to name co-founder and interim CEO Jack Dorsey permanent CEO. On Monday, they made it official.

Most would agree that Dorsey is probably the right man for the job given his past with the company, but it has left questions about how he'll be able to commit wholeheartedly to both Twitter and Square, where he is also CEO (and which is expected to launch an IPO soon).

Twitter hosted a conference call to make the announcement and ensure that they've chosen the right person for the job. The company acknowledged that running two companies is no easy feat, but that Dorsey will be able to do it, and will have help running Twitter from Adam Bain (who is now COO) and CFO Anthony Noto.

Here are some statements from Dorsey himself:

Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, who is stepping away from the Board of Directors, had this to say:

From Bain:

Image via Jack Dorsey (Twitter)

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