News Summary: Google exec Mayer named Yahoo CEO

Associated Press Published: July 16, 2012

NEW JOB: Yahoo is luring longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer to be its next CEO. She starts Tuesday.

OLD JOB: Mayer was one of Google's earliest employees and was most recently responsible for its mapping, local and location services.

NEW FACE, OLD CHALLENGE: She's the fifth CEO in five years as the company struggles to rebound from financial malaise and internal turmoil.


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