• Sarah Friar, long the CFO of Square, is leaving to join the social network Nextdoor as its CEO

    4 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Square's CFO Sarah Friar is stepping down to become the CEO of Nextdoor, according to the payment company's CEO, Jack Dorsey.
    In a statement issued a bit ago, he says of Friar that she “steered us through an IPO and helped build a growing ecosystem of businesses that will scale into the future.” Friar “leaves us having established a culture of entrepreneurship and discipline across the entire company. She has been an amazing leader, partner, and friend, and we are grateful for all she's done for Square.”
    Nextdoor has since released its own statement about Friar, who will assume the...
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  • Square's CFO is leaving to be CEO of Nextdoor - read Jack Dorsey's heartfelt note to mark her departure

    Square's CFO is leaving to be CEO of Nextdoor - read Jack Dorsey's heartfelt note to mark her departure

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Square's CFO, Sarah Friar, is leaving the company to join Nextdoor as CEO.
    Friar first joined Square in 2012 and led the company through its 2015 IPO.
    Her decision left CEO Jack Dorsey both happy and sad, he said in a heartfelt memo shared on Twitter - adding that he always thought they'd run Square together into their late 90s.
    The stock went down over 9% in after-hours trading.
    Square Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar is leaving the $32 billion payments company to take a new role leading neighborhood social network Nextdoor as CEO.
    Friar, who first joined Square in 2012, led the...
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