NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Twitter  (TWTR) - Get Report fell Friday amid news that chief engineer Chris Fry would step down into an advisory role for the social media company.

Fry was the company's second-highest paid executive at $10.3 million, mostly in stock awards and options, when Twitter had its IPO in October, according to an SEC filing

Vice president of consumer product Michael Sippey also transferred into an advisory role for Twitter in January.

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The stock was down 3.5% to $32.81 at 10:49 a.m.

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