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Levinsohn, the Yahoo exec who served as interim CEO after Scott Thompson's departure, tells Bloomberg in a TV interview that Mayer's actions are "so far so good."
After losing out to Marissa Mayer for the top spot, former Yahoo interim CEO is packing his bags.
No official statement has been made about the former interim CEO's position at the company, but he's not likely to stay for long, All Things D notes.
Defying predictions, the ever-rejiggering Web company makes no announcement to formally remove "interim" from the title of the well-credentialed media exec.
Leaks within the rank-and-file point to the imminent coronation of Ross Levinsohn as official Yahoo CEO.
Yahoo's interim chief executive plans to refocus his company on its online-advertising business as he tries to hold onto the reins.
Levinsohn's former colleague, News Corp. digital head Jon Miller, is betting that Yahoo's board will give his friend the official title of CEO.
Newly named to helm the troubled Internet pioneer, Levinsohn has a long history with Fox and other Big Media outlets, and most recently headed up Yahoo's global advertising business.
A resume error brings down not only CEO Scott Thompson, but also four of Yahoo's directors. A settlement with investor Daniel Loeb will put him and two allies on the Internet pioneer's board.
Yahoo Executive Vice President Ross Levinsohn says he's "incredibly bullish" about Yahoo because of its ability to personalize media for people.