Carl Icahn: Yahoo's Yang, Bostock My Pals

Schachter, Ken
July 2008
Red Herring;7/31/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the optimism expressed by investor Carl Icahn regarding a meeting with Yahoo Chief Executive Jerry Yang and Chairman Roy Bostock. Icahn says the while they still disagree on many points, he has great hope the meeting will be the beginning of a beautiful friendship. During the proxy fight, Icahn said he would hire a talented and experienced chief executive and return Yang to his previous role as chief yahoo. On the other hand, Yang and Bostock portrayed Icahn as a corporate agitator in search of short-term profits.


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