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Carol Bartz – Yahoo (YHOO)
Carol Bartz took control of Yahoo (YHOO) in the wake of Jerry Yang’s failure to sell the company to Microsoft (MSFT). Yang cost shareholders dearly for his ego posturing that went south quickly.
Thus far, Bartz is doing a fine job. Yahoo’s shares have recovered nicely. Noticeably absent is the rollercoaster ride of change in direction that accompanied Yang. Bartz’s steady hand should reward shareholders in the long run. Who knows? With a softer touch in the management suite, perhaps a deal with Microsoft can be salvaged.
NEXT – Patti Hart – International Game Technology
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