Twitter names PepsiCo CFO to its board of directors

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NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is appointing PepsiCo's chief financial officer to its board.

Hugh Johnston has served as PepsiCo Inc.'s CFO since 2010. The 54-year-old executive also serves as vice chairman of the food and beverage company.

Twitter Inc. also disclosed in a regulatory filing that Martha Lane Fox will serve as a director. The 43-year-old executive is the co-founder and managing director of travel and leisure website

Board members Peter Currie and Peter Chernin's terms expire at Twitter's 2016 annual shareholders meeting. The filing says Currie and Chernin were not considered for re-election, at their requests.