All the speculation about who Yahoo will appoint as the next CEO appears over. Jessica E. Vascellaro and Joann S. Lublin report in today’s Wall Street Journal that Carol Bartz the former CEO of software maker Autodesk will be Yahoo’s next CEO. According to the article,
Yahoo Inc. is expected to announce that Carol Bartz, former chief executive of software company Autodesk Inc., has accepted an offer to become the Internet company’s next CEO, according to people familiar with the situation.
The real question remains where she will try and take the firm - acquisition, re-build, new direction? We will just have to wait and see.