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Icahn pal Chapple to leave Yahoo's board

John Chapple will not run for re-election in June, leaving the company less than two years after accompanying investor Carl Icahn.

By March 23, 2010


Yahoo board sets eyes on Chapple and Biondi

Company nears appointing the two men as directors in accordance with its Icahn agreement, as it nears its Friday board expansion deadline, according to sources.

By August 13, 2008


Yahoo puts final coda on the Icahn battle

Frank Biondi and John Chapple join Yahoo's expanded board of directors, as part of an earlier agreement reached with Carl Icahn.

By August 14, 2008


Names surface in Microsoft's opposition slate for Yahoo

Potential slate includes John Chapple, former CEO of Nextel Partners; Edward Meyer, former CEO of ad powerhouse Grey Global Group; and Jaynie Studenmund, former COO of Yahoo-acquired Overture.

By April 23, 2008


RealNetworks' suffers net loss as sales drop

Legal fees and the effects of foreign currency exchange rates hurt the digital entertainment company as first-quarter losses grow and revenues sink.

By May 8, 2009


Microsoft's dissident-directors slate taking shape

TechCrunch rolls out a few more names for folks to chew on should the software giant enter into a proxy fight with Yahoo.

By April 29, 2008


Report: Microsoft leaning toward proxy fight

Redmond may announce its plans and its opposition slate of directors on Wednesday, according to CNBC.

By April 29, 2008


Report: New Yahoo board to meet next week

New directors--Carl Icahn included--will meet Monday and Tuesday with likely topics being opposition to Google and Yahoo's proposed ad deal, The Wall Street Journal says.

By September 19, 2008


Carl Icahn blinks, takes Yahoo board seat

If Icahn was so adamant about ousting Jerry Yang from the CEO spot and doing a deal with Microsoft, what softened his stance?

By July 21, 2008


Activist shareholder calls for Icahn-Yahoo combo slate

Eric Jackson calls for investor Carl Icahn's dissident slate of directors to take a minority representation on Yahoo's board. "Third option" would settle large investors worries, he says.

By June 16, 2008