Yahoo! Announces New CEO

Jan 16, 2009

Yahoo! Inc. announced that Carol Bartz, a veteran technology executive who was most recently executive chairman of Autodesk, has been named CEO and a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to becoming executive chairman of Autodesk in 2006, Bartz led Autodesk as CEO for 14 years. Bartz has been the Lead Independent Director of Cisco Systems since 2005 and a director since 1996. She also currently serves on the Board of Directors of Intel Corporation and NetApp. Yahoo! also announced that president Sue Decker has informed the Board that she will resign after remaining with the Company for a transitional period.