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Yahoo appoints Google's Marissa Mayer as new CEO

Technology firm Yahoo has appointed leading Google executive Marissa Mayer as its next chief executive.

Ms Mayer, 37, will become the firm's third CEO in the space of a year.

In a statement released by Yahoo, Ms Mayer said she was "honoured and delighted" to lead the company.

Michelle Fleury reports.

  • 17 Jul 2012