Saturday, 03 December 2016

Executive Changes: Revolving Door

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 21 December 12

A round-up of the major management changes in the telecoms industry in 2012, starting with Yahoo, where executives continued to come and go.

There is one job in the telecoms industry that noone seems to be able to hold on to: Yahoo CEO. The current holder of the post Marissa Mayer has been in place since July when she became the US-based Internet company’s sixth CEO in five years. Mayer joined Yahoo from rival Google, where she spent 13 years, most recently looking after its local, maps and location services business. She replaced interim CEO Ross Levinsohn, who stepped into the breach following the sudden departure of Scott Thompson earlier in the year. Thompson was appointed to the top job in January, bringing with him the promise of some stability for Yahoo after a turbulent period under Carol Bartz…

There is one job in the telecoms industry that noone seems to be able to hold on to: Yahoo CEO. The current holder of the post Marissa Mayer has been in place since July when she became the US-based Internet company’s sixth CEO in five years. Mayer joined Yahoo from rival Google, where she spent 13 years, most recently looking after its local, maps and location services business. She replaced interim CEO Ross Levinsohn, who stepped into the breach following the sudden departure of Scott Thompson earlier in the year. Thompson was appointed to the top job in January, bringing with him the promise of some stability for Yahoo after a turbulent period under Carol Bartz…

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