Snap CEO Evan Spiegel recently named a new chief business officer for his struggling company before quickly changing his mind and naming someone else, according to a report from Bloomberg.
Spiegel told Kristen O’Hara, whom the company hired in September to be its vice president of US sales, that she would be promoted to the new role and informed the people who reported to her, according to the report. Two days later, however, he withdrew the offer and named Jeremi Gorman, who headed Amazon’s advertising sales effort, to the position instead.
Perhaps not surprisingly, after having the rug pulled out from under her, O’Hara resigned from Snap.
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