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Yahoo on the hunt for a new COO

Yahoo on the hunt for a new COO

Now that Yahoo has its new CEO Marissa Mayer, the company is kicking off the search for a new COO. Yahoo isn't looking for any old chief operating officer; the company is on the lookout for someone with skills in turning around ailing companies. According to AllThingsD, recruiting firm Spencer Stewart has been reaching out to executives on Yahoo's behalf.

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Yahoo CEO courts Twitter’s head of international markets

Yahoo CEO courts Twitter’s head of international markets

We talked more than a few times about the new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. Mayer is working hard to turn the fortunes of Yahoo around before the Internet stalwart goes extinct. Reports are surfacing that Mayer has been trying to recruit a new employee from the ranks at twitter. Specifically, Mayer has reportedly been trying to lure Katie Jacobs Stanton, twitter's head of international markets, to Yahoo.

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Yahoo Interim CEO leaves the company

Yahoo Interim CEO leaves the company

After having been the interim CEO for Yahoo since May of 2012, Executive Vice President Ross Levinsohn has now decided that he will leave the company entirely. This decision is being reported as having been anticipated by many, but it's only after the hiring of former Google executive Marissa Mayer as CEO for Yahoo rather than just bumping him up, it appears to have been the mark Levinsohn needed to make the move. In a statement made this Monday, Levinsohn noted that "it's time for me to look for the next challenge."

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“Please don’t stop” Yahoo CEO pleads with staff

“Please don’t stop” Yahoo CEO pleads with staff

Freshly installed Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has urged staff to "keep moving" as the company attempts to find its footing, with a leaked internal memo pleading with employees "please don't stop." In the memo, illicitly acquired by AllThingsD, the ex-Google exec says she is "sensitive" to the amount of strategy changes Yahoo employees have had to cope with over the past few months, but insists the firm is "an internet icon" which she has been a fan of since since she was a Stanford student back in 1994.

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Mayer facing $100m for rescuing Yahoo

Mayer facing $100m for rescuing Yahoo

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer doesn't just have the challenge of turning around the beleaguered company to look forward to, but a pay package worth as much as $100m over the next half-decade. Details of the ex-Googler's new renumeration package were revealed courtesy of an SEC filing, with a base salary of $1m each year and the potential to increase that fivefold if Mayer hits her targets. However, salary and bonuses aren't the only way the new CEO's nest will be feathered.

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Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo employment offer revealed with massive salary

Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo employment offer revealed with massive salary

Yahoo's entire salary and compensation offer to newly minted CEO Marissa Mayer (former 20th in line at Google) has been released to the public today via the US Securities and Exchange Commission. This document outlines not only what Mayer will be expected to do, but what she'll be making as one of the most powerful people in web-based business. The first and perhaps most important element here is Mayer's base salary which equals out to be exactly $1 million USD a year.

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Yahoo Q2 earnings fall before Mayer CEO appointment begins

Yahoo Q2 earnings fall before Mayer CEO appointment begins

This afternoon Yahoo announced their quarterly earnings as being just 4.2 percent down from what they'd posted a year ago as Marissa Mayer begins her first full day of work as the company's CEO. This appointment was made public earlier this week with today's earnings call looming. The company announced also that revenue declined slightly to $1.22 billion this quarter, though many expectations under-shot the possibilities for the company at the start of this month.

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Mayer brings Google’s “cool” to Yahoo

Mayer brings Google’s “cool” to Yahoo

It's time for a change at Yahoo, and their appointing of former Google top brass Marissa Mayer makes it clear that they're ready to cut a few heads to re-invigorate the company as well. As Mayer can claim having a major part in quite a few of Google's big-name brands on the web over the past 10+ years, Yahoo is certainly interested in her making big decisions with their assets as well as with their not-so-healthy or otherwise bleeding projects. With a vast knowledge of not only how the company works, but a sense of what wont work on the web in the future as well.

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Yahoo’s Three Big Challenges

Yahoo’s Three Big Challenges

Yahoo's new CEO, ex-Googler Marissa Mayer, faces no shortages of challenges turning the struggling behemoth around, but there are some key places that require some frantic surgery. With Yahoo's share price still slumping, Mayer's first day on the job will be spent triaging the numerous weak points and figuring out how she can bring first stability and then a turnaround to the ravaged firm. But which exactly are those main areas that need attention?

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Google’s Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Google’s Marissa Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Google's employee No. 20 has been named the CEO of Yahoo after an extended stay (13 years!) at the former company. She made a name for herself as head of location and local services at Google most recently, this including Google Maps and the managing of over 1,000 product managers. She's known for being responsible for the look and feel of the most famous Google web-based products still running strong, that being Google Images, Google News, Gmail in its newest iteration, and the white and completely unadorned homepage of Google for search.

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