Yahoo few days back running the battle that who is going to be company’s new CEO, we heard that the war was between the two: current interim CEO Ross Levinsohn and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar. Well, bad news for both these folks as company has selected Google’s Location Head, Marissa Mayer as the next face of Yahoo i.e. will be the company’s CEO, The New York Times reports.
The move comes as a shock to Google but as well as surprise to almost everyone as Mayer name nobody can imagine even, but it happens and its true. Mayer was an employee No. 20 at Google and was one of the public faces of the company, the move is considered a surprising coup for Yahoo, as well as the appointment comes just a day before company will announce its quarter results.
BREAKING- Sorkin: Yahoo names Marissa Mayer President & CEO of Yahoo; Mayer started talking to $YHOO in June about role, starts tomorrow.
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