14 Nov '12, 7am

Twitter snags another Googler in Asia, as Commerce MD Aliza Knox becomes its first pan-Asia exec by @jonrussell

Twitter snags another Googler in Asia, as Commerce MD Aliza Knox becomes its first pan-Asia exec by @jonrussell

Twitter has appointed its first pan-Asia executive (excluding those in Japan) after it nabbed Aliza Knox , formerly Managing Director of Commerce for Google in Asia Pacific, its second high-ranked Google Asia executive in six months, Techcrunch reports . The appointment comes some five months after the the poaching of influential advertising exec Shailesh Rao. Knox, who tweets at @alizaknox , was responsible for Google’s Business and Sales for Shopping, Offers and Wallet in the region so it goes without saying that she has a strong background in commerce. Techcrunch says that Knox was Google’s highest ranking woman in Asia, but soon she’ll be the first exec in Twitter’s Singapore-based pan-Asia office, which operates separately to the country-focused Japan team. The hire is an ideal match for Twitter which is continuing to ramp up its revenue-generating with Asia very much...

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