Nov 22, 2019 - Economy

Airbnb COO Belinda Johnson steps down

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Airbnb COO Belinda Johnson, who joined the company in 2011, is stepping down from the position and joining the board of directors.

Why it matters: Johnson is the company's longest-serving executive, and Airbnb's executive changes are being closely watched as it gears up for a long-awaited IPO.

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