Carol Bartz


Yahoo! Recovering Under CEO Bartz

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) ended its first year under CEO Carol Bartz on a high note. The Internet company for several years has lagged behind rival Google Inc. in search engine users and display advertising. But Yahoo! could be near a comeback. On Tuesday afternoon, Yahoo! reported fourth-quarter profit of $153 million, even on lower sales. The […]

Yahoo! CEO Bartz on Success: Better Have Some Guts

Search engine giant Yahoo! Inc. seems to have stabilized somewhat under new CEO Carol Bartz. The struggling company has a new ad campaign and portal, and we’ll know more when Yahoo! reports its third-quarter earnings how much those efforts have helped smooth out the post-Jerry Yang ups and downs. So when did Bartz enter corporate […]

Yahoo! Reportedly Ready to Lay Off Hundreds More

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) next week is slated to reports its first-quarter earnings and anonymous sources are telling news outlets that more layoffs will accompany the repot. The embattled search engine will cut another several hundred jobs, people familiar with the matter have told the Wall Street Journal and New York Times. If the cuts materialize, they […]

Yahoo! Fires CFO Jorgensen

Carol Bartz, Yahoo! Inc.’s (YHOO) new CEO, is making good on her promise to reorganize the struggling search engine. The latest casualty? CFO Blake Jorgensen. Yahoo! gave no reason for cutting Jorgensen loose. Jorgensen will remain at Yahoo! during the so-called transition period. Transition to whom we don’t yet know. Yahoo! President Susan Decker resigned […]

Its Official: Bartz Named Yahoo! CEO

Yahoo! Inc.(YHOO) late Tuesday afternoon officially named Carol Bartz its new CEO and said President Susan Decker is resigning. Bartz’s appointment is effective immediately, Yahoo! said. Decker had sought the CEO job herself but apparently she was seen as being too closely aligned with embattled CEO Jerry Yang to inspire confidence among workers and shareholders. […]

Reports: Former Autodesk CEO to Replace Yahoo!s Yang

A new CEO reportedly is set to take over at Yahoo Inc.! (YHOO). The Wall Street Journal and other outlets say the embattled Internet company has offered Jerry Yang’s job to Carol Bartz, 60. Don’t know the name, you say? Bartz hails from Autodesk, a drafting and design software company. She headed Autodesk for 14 years […]

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