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Marissa Mayer

Magnetic boss, Alibaba jackpot rejuvenate Yahoo

Investors want Yahoo to confirm that it is still on track after years of drifting. Photo: EPA

Not much had been going right for Yahoo until it lured Marissa Mayer away from Google to become its chief executive last summer.

Tuesday, 16 July, 2013, 1:14pm

Under Mayer: boosting mobile, buying companies

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer. Photo: Reuters

Yahoo lured Marissa Mayer from Google in July to become its fifth chief executive in as many years. Her task: Help the Internet pioneer regain its stature after years in a financial funk. In her first year leading the company, she has overseen a redesign of Yahoo services and orchestrated several acquisitions.

Here are some of the milestones on her watch:

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16 Jul 2013 - 11:00am