With Yahoo’s announcement of appointing Ross Levinsohn, Yahoo’s global media chief as the new interim chief executive. The company’s new chairman, Fred Amoroso, told the staff that he wanted Levinsohn as the permanent CEO of the company.
News Corp. digital media head Jon Miller said during an interview at the PaidContent 2012 conference in New York (via CNET): “I would bet that Ross Levinsohn will be the CEO of Yahoo.” He added, “Ross is as good a person as exists on the planet [to run Yahoo].”
“It’s a tremendous opportunity. Yahoo had a long-term identity crisis and didn’t know what it wanted to be. Now Yahoo can have religion around this — stars have lined up but you have to move fast,” Miller added.
Yahoo’s ex-CEO Scott Thompson because of false degree claim that says he is having computer science degree although he is holding an accountancy degree, for which he even stated that he had never provided any false information to the company. Thompson has stepped down and left the company.