Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz fired over the phone

Yahoo Chief Executive, Carol Bartz, in an e-mail to Yahoo employees, has told that she was fired over phone on September 6, 2011.

The e-mail read:

To all,

I am very sad to tell you that I’ve just been fired over the phone by Yahoo’s Chairman of the Board. It has been my pleasure to work with all of you and I wish you only the best going forward.


Sent from my iPad

Carol Bartz was named CEO of Yahoo on January 13th, 2009. She succeeded the outgoing CEO and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang.

The internet company has yet to name a permanent replacement for Bartz although Chief Financial Officer Tim Morse will work in the post for now.



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