8-K 1 d8k.htm FORM 8-K Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): September 23, 2009



Yahoo! Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   000-28018   77-0398689

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)


701 First Avenue  
Sunnyvale, California   94089
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 349-3300

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)



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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

Departure of Director

On September 23, 2009, Mrs. Maggie Wilderotter notified Yahoo! Inc. (the “Company”) that she intends to resign from the Company’s Board of Directors on December 31, 2009. Mrs. Wilderotter is resigning to focus more on other responsibilities and not due to any disagreement with the Company on any matter related to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

Appointment of Certain Officers

On September 23, 2009, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Timothy R. Morse, the Chief Financial Officer of the Company, as the Company’s principal accounting officer, effective upon the previously announced September 30, 2009 departure of Michael Murray, the Company’s current principal accounting officer. Additional information regarding Mr. Morse is set forth in Item 5.02 of the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by the Company on June 11, 2009 and such information is hereby incorporated by reference.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.





/s/    Michael J. Callahan

Name:   Michael J. Callahan

Executive Vice President,

General Counsel and Secretary

Date: September 25, 2009