Debra Lee, BET's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will join Twitter's Board of Directors. The board's Executive Chairman, Omid Kordestani, announced the move today and Lee confirmed.
Thrilled to be joining the @twitter board. It's transformed the media and the world like few other things in history (and continues to)!!— Debra Lee (@IamDebraLee) May 16, 2016
She joins Peter Chernin, Jack Dorsey, Peter Currie, Peter Fenton, Hugh Johnston, Martha Lane Fox, David Rosenblatt, Marjorie Scardino, and Ev Williams on the board though Chernin and Currie will soon exit their positions.