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April 30, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
Yahoo Inc. paid Chief Executive Jerry Yang $1 in 2007. Yang didn't get a bonus or stock awards because of the amount of shares he already owns, the company said Susan Decker, who is president, had total compensation of $14.8 million under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, Sunnyvale, Calif., Yahoo said in an SEC filing.
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April 30, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
Yahoo Inc. paid Chief Executive Jerry Yang $1 in 2007. Yang didn't get a bonus or stock awards because of the amount of shares he already owns, the company said Susan Decker, who is president, had total compensation of $14.8 million under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, Sunnyvale, Calif., Yahoo said in an SEC filing.
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BUSINESS
June 19, 2007 | David Streitfeld, Times Staff Writer
Susan Decker knows how to make a statement. A few years ago, she rode into a Yahoo company meeting on a motorcycle. Her message: I'm not your typical chief financial officer. Decker will need more than stunts in her new role as president of the Internet search company. The onetime stock analyst, an expert at scrutinizing firms from the outside, will now have to evaluate her employer of seven years from the inside and provide the leadership to reinvigorate a famous but troubled brand.
BUSINESS
June 19, 2007 | David Streitfeld, Times Staff Writer
Susan Decker knows how to make a statement. A few years ago, she rode into a Yahoo company meeting on a motorcycle. Her message: I'm not your typical chief financial officer. Decker will need more than stunts in her new role as president of the Internet search company. The onetime stock analyst, an expert at scrutinizing firms from the outside, will now have to evaluate her employer of seven years from the inside and provide the leadership to reinvigorate a famous but troubled brand.
BUSINESS
August 30, 2002 | Bloomberg News
Internet search site Yahoo Inc. paid about $100 million to repurchase almost 11.1 million shares of its common stock from Softbank America Inc. Yahoo, which said it had more than 1 million paying customers at the end of the second quarter, wants to show that the company can "deliver long-term growth and profitability," Chief Financial Officer Susan Decker said. Yahoo shares rose $1.12, or 12%, to $10.25 on Nasdaq. They have fallen 42% this year.
BUSINESS
November 11, 2005 | From Associated Press
Yahoo Inc. said Thursday that it had pulled out of discussions on buying a stake in America Online Inc., leaving Microsoft Corp. and Google Inc. as the leading potential investors. The decision to abandon the talks came after Yahoo Chief Executive Terry Semel and Chief Finance Officer Susan Decker met in late October with Time Warner Inc. executives in New York, Yahoo spokeswoman Joanna Stevens said.
BUSINESS
February 13, 2003 | From Associated Press
Yahoo Inc. predicted Wednesday that it would add at least 1 million subscribers annually for the next three years as the Internet icon continues its comeback from the dot-com crash. During a daylong investment conference for stock analysts at its Sunnyvale, Calif., headquarters, Yahoo executives said they were making strides toward their goal of generating $2 billion in annual revenue by 2006.
BUSINESS
March 17, 2006 | From Bloomberg News
Yahoo Inc., whose profit more than doubled last year, rewarded Chief Executive Terry Semel with a stock-option grant that won't begin to pay off until the shares rise by at least a third. The option on 1.3 million shares, granted in lieu of a cash bonus for 2005, has an exercise price of $40.68 a share, 33% more costly than Yahoo's closing share price on the date of the grant, Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Yahoo said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.
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July 22, 1998 | FRED ALVAREZ
Saying she felt the "deepest sorrow and remorse" for the pain suffered by her son and ex-husband, a Wisconsin woman accused of abducting the youngster and hiding him from his father for 17 years issued the first public statement since her arrest earlier this month. In a news release issued Tuesday, Ventura attorney Jay M. Johnson said Linda Susan Decker was a "terrified and abandoned" 19-year-old when she took her son, Morgan, from the family's Camarillo home in the summer of 1981.
BUSINESS
June 5, 2008 | From Reuters
Yahoo Inc. said Wednesday that deal talks were ongoing with Microsoft Corp. as the company resisted an attack by billionaire critic Carl Icahn, who called its recent actions "deceitful." Yahoo President Susan Decker trumpeted new ad partnerships with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and others as Icahn, an activist investor, stepped up pressure on Yahoo over its rebuff of Microsoft's $47.5-billion buyout offer. She said some form of deal with Microsoft could still come about, sending Yahoo shares up 2.
BUSINESS
April 20, 2005 | Chris Gaither, Times Staff Writer
Yahoo Inc. said Tuesday that its first-quarter profit more than doubled, as companies ranging from mom-and-pop stores to the world's biggest brands spent more to advertise on its websites. Yahoo also raised its sales forecast for the full year. Its shares rose 67 cents, or 2%, to $33.22 on Nasdaq, then gained an additional 5%, rising as high as $34.90, in after-hours trading.
BUSINESS
July 7, 2009 | Joe Flint
Kobe Bryant may have four championship rings, but it's the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James who wrangled an invitation to hobnob with moguls at this week's Allen & Co. media-industry conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. James, who already has ties to the New York investment bank and is busy building his own empire, will be in good company.
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