Yahoo gets new CEO: Well-respected Google exec Marissa Mayer ...

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Yahoo gets new CEO: Well-respected Google exec Marissa Mayer ...
Jul 17th 2012, 06:51

Will a big name solve even bigger problems at Yahoo?

Marissa Mayer (Photo credit: Wikipedia) In a surprise move widely viewed as a coup, struggling Yahoo has just appointed Marissa Mayer, a highly visible longtime executive at Google, to be its new chief executive. The appointment, initially announced

As a top executive and employee number 20 at Google, there wasn't necessarily a tremendous opportunity for growth at the Mountain View search giant. That.

The Internet giant announced Monday it is turning to Marissa Mayer, 37, its fifth CEO in five years, to spearhead a massive turnaround.

There's no question that Marissa Mayer is certainly a catch for Yahoo. After receiving a B.S. in symbolic systems and her M.S. in computer science from Stanford (no fudged engineering credentials here) she started at Google

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