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Google, though, made it sound as if things remain amicable.

“We’re grateful to Henrique for all of his contributions at Google and wish him all the best in his new role at Yahoo,” Google said in a statement.

Yahoo shares added 8 cents to $15.76 in extended trading after de Castro’s hiring was announced. The stock price has barely budged since Mayer became CEO, while Google’s has surged by 29 percent.