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Kilar Pulls Out of Yahoo CEO Search Is interim CEO Ross Levinsohn the last man standing?

Jason Kilar, CEO of Hulu, has taken himself out of the running for the Yahoo CEO position. “As has been reported, Jason Kilar has been a focus of the Yahoo CEO…

July 6, 2012, 2:55 PM EDT

Wall Street to Yahoo: Name Levinsohn CEO—Now 'Pick the guy that's in the seat already and let's get going.'

Yahoo’s board has been weighing who should replace Scott Thompson as permanent CEO. Ross Levinsohn—who has served as interim CEO since Thompson’s ouster—and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar are the frontrunners…

July 6, 2012, 1:23 PM EDT

Yahoo Eyeing Google, AppNexus, PubMatic to Take Over Right Media AppNexus, lead by former RMX exec, seen as front-runner

Private marketplaces have become all the rage among premium publishers, with Condé Nast and Hearst each erecting walled gardens for their inventory within the past year, and soon Yahoo could…

June 29, 2012, 5:20 PM EDT

Yahoo Hearts Clear Channel's Digital Radio Service Levinsohn follows up Spotify deal with one for iHeartRadio

Despite his temporary (for now at least) title, Yahoo’s interim CEO Ross Levinsohn is going hard on beefing up Yahoo’s content. Within the past couple weeks he’s hammered out content…

June 28, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT

Yahoo Taps Michael Barrett as EVP, Chief Revenue Officer Former Admeld exec to oversee ads

Yahoo has named Michael Barrett its new evp and chief revenue officer. When Barrett officially rejoins Yahoo early next month—he had a stint as Yahoo’s svp of e-commerce in 1999—he…

June 18, 2012, 11:52 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Rich Riley Yahoo's Americas head talks post-Thompson strategy

Rich Riley recently stepped up to the post of Yahoo’s evp of Americas amid a larger company reorganization that placed the region’s media and advertising business under one umbrella. A…

May 24, 2012, 4:39 PM EDT

Ross Levinsohn May Be Just the CEO Madison Ave.'s Been Waiting For Digital media execs optimistic about Yahoo

Score one for Team Media at Yahoo, which finally seems to have won the ad world's blessing with the interim appointment of Ross Levinsohn as CEO. While relieved that Yahoo might…

May 15, 2012, 6:39 AM EDT

Levinsohn to Replace Thompson as Yahoo CEO Company ends proxy fight, names Amoroso chairman

For most people, a resume helps land them a job. For Scott Thompson, it's what seems to have cost him his as CEO of Yahoo. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said…

May 13, 2012, 5:05 PM EDT

10 Buyers and Sellers You Need to Know The players with the biggest audiences—and those with the most dollars to spend

The Sellers: Platform Companies Perhaps it’s a sign of how in flux digital advertising remains that the backgrounds of the men (and they’re all men) charged with overseeing ad sales at…

July 12, 2011, 6:24 AM EDT

The Next HBO Yahoo's Ross Levinsohn 'embracing creativity' in new/old plan

     We've heard variations on this theme before: Yahoo's going big with original content.      When Hollywood old hand Terry Semel took over as CEO in 2001, the plan was to…

June 8, 2011, 3:56 PM EDT