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Parag Agrawal beats Mark Zuckerberg as youngest S&P 500 CEO

Mumbai: New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has been highlighted as the youngest CEO among the companies listed under S&P 500. The Indian-born and trained CEO was raised from the position following Jack Dorsey’s resignation. Agrawal has been with Twitter for 10 years now. 

Agrawal started his career as an engineer and served his way up to the chief technology officer’s designation, and is now the CEO of Twitter. 

Significantly, Agrawal has beaten Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg in becoming the youngest CEO. Parag Agrawal has become the youngest CEO in the S&P 500 currently. However, the difference between their ages seems limited.

Parag Agrawal and Mark Zuckerberg are under the same age, 37. Still, his exact date of birth has not been revealed by Twitter due to security reasons. 

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However, the company let it understand that Agrawal’s birth date is later than Zuckerberg’s, born on May 14, 1984. Distinctly, Parag Agrawal was associated with Twitter back in 2011. 

At the age of 45, Jack Dorsey was already on the youngest CEOs list in the S&P 500 association. In terms of the oldest CEOs’ race, Berkshire Hathaway chief, Warren Buffett, the ‘Oracle of Omaha’ has it stitched up securely and is not expected to be dismissed going ahead. Warren Buffett, age 91, is still going strong at his iconic firm. 

Parag Agrawal is an alumnus of IIT, Bombay and Stanford. In his reaction to being designated Twitter CEO, he tweeted that he is “acknowledged and humbled” and appreciated Jack Dorsey’s mentorship and friendship.



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