Susan Decker

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Yahoo Regroups, Again

Struggling company attempts to recover after Microsoft bid

(Newser) - Reeling after Microsoft’s failed takeover bid and bracing for a fight with financier Carl Icahn over board control, struggling Yahoo is once again restructuring itself, the New York Times reports. “Any organization change is disruptive,” said Yahoo’s president, but “the flip side of disruption is... More »

Yahoo to Reorganize in Wake of Microsoft Bid

Company execs quit amid changes

(Newser) - Regrouping in the aftermath of Microsoft’s takeover bid, Yahoo plans to consolidate its myriad branches, the Wall Street Journal reports. President Susan Decker aims to centralize the mail, search, and home-page teams to help boost earnings and justify its rejection of Microsoft’s $47.5 billion offer; some executives... More »

1,000 to Lose Jobs as Yahoo Profits Fall 23%

Will continue to face 'headwinds' this year as online ad revenues sink

(Newser) - After a 23% plummet in fourth quarter profits, Yahoo's CEO said the company will face job cuts and continued "headwinds" in 2008, the Wall Street Journal reports. Facing decreased advertiser spending, the company will lay off 1,000 employees next month, though it will try to relocate some within... More »

Yahoo! CEO Logs Off

Semel leaves post as tempers flare over poor performance— and sky-high pay

(Newser) - Yahoo CEO Terry Semel is out. In a surprise announcement, Yahoo said today that co-founder Jerry Yang will take over from Semel as CEO, who will step down immediately. The embattled Semel, who's been the target of recent shareholder ire, will stick around as non-executive chairman; Susan Decker, former head... More »

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