Digg Founder Confirms New CEO

In a blog post this afternoon, Digg founder Kevin Rose confirmed the hiring of Amazon veteran Matt Williams as the social news site's new CEO. Rose said Williams, most recently general manager for consumer payments at Amazon, brings "seasoned management experience and has a reputation for delivering innovative products and excellent results" to the company. Turning around Digg, which unleashed a user backlash in recent days with its latest overhaul, should test Williams' ability to deliver excellent results.
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