Yahoo Marketing Chief Resigns

Cammie Dunaway latest exec to step down as search firm seeks to reinvent itself
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 20, 2007 1:24 PM CDT
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(Newser) – Yahoo's Chief Marketing Officer is moving on to greener pastures, as Cammie Dunaway will leave the company at the end of the month, reports. Dunaway, named one of the top 100 marketers by Advertising Age, is the latest in a string of executive departures since founder Jerry Yang took over CEO duties following the ouster of Terry Semel.

Online gossip site Valleywag suggests Dunaway's bailout took Yahoo by surprise, as did the earlier resignation of the head of the company's sales group, since Dunaway had no clear successor and her responsibilities have been split among ten different people. She had been with Yahoo since 2003.