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Tinder CEO to head Yahoo from 27 Sept

Friday 10 September 2021 | 18:03 CET | News
Update: 13 September 2021 | 12:19 CET
Yahoo has confirmed the appointment of Jim Lanzone as its new CEO from 27 September. The news was first reported by the Wall Street Journal, citing sources close to the matter. Lanzone will succeed Guru Gowrappan, the former Verizon executive who has headed the operations since 2018. Gowrappan will become a senior adviser to Apollo's private-equity business. Apollo Global Management bought Verizon Communications in May and rebranded it Yahoo in September.

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[13/09/2021 12:19- Update: confirming news]


Categories: Internet
Companies: AOL / Verizon Communications / Yahoo
Countries: United States / World
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