Investor Carl Icahn packs his Yahoo proxy slate with notables, including two people who were on Microsoft's slate when it was deciding whether to go hostile against Yahoo.
Microsoft has released the members of its Yahoo proxy slate from their obligation, given the software giant has withdrawn its offer for the Internet search pioneer, according to a source familiar with the effort.
TechCrunch rolls out a few more names for folks to chew on should the software giant enter into a proxy fight with 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.
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The move gives the Internet search pioneer more time to consider its options and other suitors as Microsoft's takeover bid looms.
Internet pioneer has the option of extending the March 14 deadline for shareholders to nominate a slate of directors friendly to Microsoft's buyout bid.
Software maker is likely looking at corporate governance experts, academics, and former Web executives to name in opposition to Yahoo's board.
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