Marissa Mayer will be Yahoo Inc.’s fifth CEO in five years, not including two interim CEOs. She’s also the fourth interim or permanent CEO this year. Here’s a look at the people who have had that top job over the years:
Carol Bartz _ January 2009-September 2011. Hired from Autodesk Inc., a design and engineering software company. Fired after failing to revive the company.
Tim Morse _ September 2011-January 2012. Interim CEO. Retained chief financial officer role during CEO stint.
Scott Thompson _ January 2012-May 2012. Hired from eBay Inc.’s PayPal. Left after disclosure that his official biography included a college degree he never received.
Ross Levinsohn _ May 2012-July 2012. Interim CEO. Joined Yahoo in November 2010 following a stint running Internet services at News Corp.
Marissa Mayer _ Starts as CEO on Tuesday. Most recently in charge of mapping, location and local services at Google.
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