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August 23, 2013
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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

Board of directors initiates succession process; Ballmer remains CEO until successor is named. REDMOND, Wash. — Aug. 23, 2013 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next 12 … Continue reading

May 23, 2012
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IBM CEO Study: Command & Control Meets Collaboration

CEOs embark on a new era of leadership as they embrace a more connected culture ARMONK, N.Y. – A new IBM study of more than 1,700 Chief Executive Officers from 64 countries and 18 industries worldwide reveals that CEOs are … Continue reading

May 13, 2012
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Yahoo! Names Fred Amoroso Chairman and Appoints Ross Levinsohn Interim CEO

Board Announces Settlement with Third Point LLC SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo! Inc. today announced that the Board of Directors has named Fred Amoroso as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Ross Levinsohn as interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. … Continue reading

April 19, 2012
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Microsoft Reports Record Third-Quarter Revenue

Strong business demand drives double-digit operating income growth. REDMOND, Wash. — Apr. 19, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. today announced quarterly revenue of $17.41 billion for the quarter ended Mar. 31, 2012, a 6% increase from the prior year period. Operating … Continue reading

March 25, 2012
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Three New Independent Directors Appointed to Yahoo! Board

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, today announced that its Board appointed three new independent directors, effective April 5, 2012 : John D. Hayes, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of American Express Company; Peter … Continue reading

February 7, 2012
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Yahoo! Releases Chairman’s Update for Shareholders

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, today released the following shareholder update from its Chairman Roy Bostock.   Dear Fellow Shareholders: I write today to update you on the actions the Yahoo! board has taken, and … Continue reading

January 17, 2012
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Yahoo! Announces Resignation of Jerry Yang

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, today announced that Jerry Yang has resigned from its Board of Directors and all other positions with the company, effective today. In addition, Yang resigned from the Boards of Yahoo … Continue reading

January 4, 2012
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Yahoo! Appoints Scott Thompson Chief Executive Officer

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Yahoo! Inc., the premier digital media company, today announced the appointment of Scott Thompson as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 9, 2012 , at which time Tim Morse will resume his role as Chief Financial Officer. Thompson … Continue reading