Yahoo soon to search out new CEO?
The investor group, New York-based Third Point, on May 4 sent a stern letter to Yahoo's board demanding that it dump Thompson by noon on May 7. That deadline has come and gone, and so far Yahoo's board has merely formed a "special committee" to review Thompson's academic credentials. But if the board does get around to making a more drastic move, it's not slim pickings out there when it comes to possible replacements. So let the speculation start.
Editors' note: This slideshow was originally published May 4 at 2:10 p.m. PT. It has been updated since then with additional information and photos.
May 9, 2012 10:14 PM PDT
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| Caption by: Charles Cooper
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