10 Things We Learned from the Microhoo Fallout - Yahoos All-in-One Board Could Spell Doom

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-05-07 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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9. Yahoo's All-in-One Board Could Spell Doom

If Microsoft returns to go hostile, it could be trouble. While most public companies have a staggered board, where some of the directors are up for election or re-election each year, Yahoo's whole board is up for re-election each year (this year, at the shareholders meeting July 3). If Microsoft launches a proxy fight and wins, it takes out the entire Yahoo board a day before Independence Day. How about those ironic apples?


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