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Marissa Mayer

Magnetic boss, Alibaba jackpot rejuvenate Yahoo

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 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