New Yahoo CEO Before 2009, Says Chairman

01/04/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Nicholas Carlson Silicon Alley Insider

Yahoo (YHOO) chairman Roy Bostock says the company will have a new CEO before the end of the year, sources tell Kara Swisher. Perhaps someone should remind Roy that's only four weeks away and that he better get cracking.

A good first step, which Kara says hasn't happened yet, would be organizing a search committee to find this company savior. So far it's just Roy and fellow board member Gary Wilson going over names headhunter firm Heidrick & Struggles comes up with.

Kara says Roy and Gary have come up with six criteria for the incoming CEO, however:

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