18 Jan '12, 12am

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang announces surprise departure from the company

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang announces surprise departure from the company

In this Nov 5, 2008 file photo, Jerry Yang, then CEO of Yahoo, listens to a question at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. -- PHOTO: AP (AP) - Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is leaving the struggling company. The surprise departure, announced on Tuesday, comes just two weeks after Yahoo Inc hired former PayPal executive Scott Thomson as its CEO. Mr Yang expressed his support of Mr Thompson in his resignation from Yahoo's board of directors. He had been on Yahoo's board since the company's 1995 inception. Mr Yang is also stepping down from the boards of China's Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan. Yahoo is negotiating to sell its stakes in both companies.

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