Yahoo Founder Resigns ~ TURN ON YOUR LIFE

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Yahoo Founder Resigns

California - Yahoo! today, Wednesday (18 / 1) announced the resignation of Jerry Yang, co-founder of the company.

As quoted from BusinessInsider, Jerry Yang resigned from the board of directors is starting today. In addition, Yang also resigned from the board of directors of Yahoo Japan Corporation.

"It's time for me to look for other interests outside of Yahoo! As I left the company I founded 17 years ago," wrote Yang to the Yahoo Board of Directors Chairman, Roy Bostock.

"I am very interested in the appointment of Scott Thompson as the new CEO and abilities they possess, along with Yahoo's entire team, hopefully they get a successful future," he added.

Who founded Yahoo! Inc.. in 1995 along with David Filo, and a member of the board of directors since March 1995, and he became CEO in 2007 until January 2009.

"Jerry Yang is a visionary and pioneer who also contributed in the early establishment of Yahoo!," said Roy Bostock, Chairman of the board of directors of Yahoo!.

While Scott Thompson, the new CEO of Yahoo! said that he was deeply grateful for the welcome and support to him when it was still early days of joining Yahoo!.

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