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Yahoo’s ousted COO Henrique De Castro walks with $58M

Being handed a pink slip with a nine-figure severance isn’t bad for just 15 months of work.

By April 16, 2014


Apple's Scott Forstall ousted over Maps apology -- WSJ

Following the furor over the company's mapping service, the iOS software chief refused to sign a letter apologizing for its shortcomings and got the boot as a result, the Wall Street Journal reported.

By October 29, 2012


Symantec CEO Salem ousted for board chairman Bennett

As reports of sagging profits came out for the second quarter, the security software giant's board of directors decides to swap CEOs.

By July 25, 2012


Ousted Yahoo CEO has cancer, WSJ reports

Scott Thompson, who resigned as Yahoo CEO earlier today, reportedly told the board he's been diagnosed with thyroid cancer -- though not until his explanation for his inflated resume had apparently started to unravel.

By May 13, 2012


Sprint ousts execs, merges its sales and marketing operations

The company streamlines its business and consumer arms, leading to the departure of four executives.

By January 6, 2012


First Solar ousts CEO, shares dive 24 percent

Board of directors ousts the solar company's chief executive, Rob Gillette, replacing him on an interim basis with Chairman Mike Ahearn while it searches for a permanent replacement. And then shares tumble.

By October 25, 2011


Android ousts Apple as app download leader

Android app downloads have topped those on Apple's iOS platform, a rise attributed to climbing Android smart phone sales.

By October 25, 2011


Acer slams ex-CEO's account of ousting

The company today denies having any fear of globalization, which its former chief Gianfranco Lanci asserted in an interview earlier this week.

By May 11, 2011


Report: SEC looks into Hurd's ousting from HP

The federal government is investigating whether HP's former CEO leaked inside information to former contractor Jodie Fisher, among other things, before his ousting.

By December 20, 2010


HP board sued over Hurd ousting

HP shareholder accuses the board of directors of breaching its duty when asking for former CEO Mark Hurd's resignation after a harassment claim.

By August 12, 2010