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New Yahoo CEO Lacks Web And Deal-Making Chops

First Posted: 02/13/09 05:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:00 PM ET

Carol Bartz

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's new CEO is a straight-shooting, tough-talking technology veteran but she is seen lacking two qualifications investors hoped for most: deal-making savvy and Web business know-how.

Carol Bartz was appointed to the top job at Yahoo on Tuesday after a two-month search, and brings with her a strong track record of revenue growth at software company Autodesk Inc, where she was chief executive from 1992 to 2006 and still remains executive chairman.

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Filed by Marcus Baram  |