Not long after after the appointment of new CEO, Yahoo actually be left their icons. Jerry Yang, co-founder of Yahoo, officially resigned.
Jerry left office at the Internet giant is not only chair of the Board of Directors. Butalso all the frills upon him for this position, such as the board of Yahoo Japan Corporation and Alibaba Group, Yahoo internet business partner in China.
"It's time for me to pursue other interests outside of Yahoo," said Jerry, in a statement.
"While leaving this company, but I still believe in Yahoo after the appointment ofScott Thompson as chief executive officer and possession of this ability, andleadership team owned by Yahoo will bring this company to success in the future."he added, quoted Updatec.com from Cnet, Wednesday (01/18/2012).
Jerry Yang Himself founded Yahoo in 1995 with David Filo. If Microsoft is so identical with Bill Gates, then Yahoo's so attached to the figure of Jerry becausehe appears as a motor company.
Jerry also served as CEO of Yahoo since June 2007 until January 2009. Later, he was replaced by Carol Bartz is in fact did not last long due to be dismissed after30 months in charge.
Yahoo Chairman Roy Bostock was only able let go the departure of Jerry and hope best for him. "I and the entire board of directors respect his decision, and of course we will miss his thinking vision and extraordinary," said Bostock, in an official statement of the company.