05 May '12, 12pm

Yahoo CEO Attacked for Embellishing Resume

Yahoo's leadership dramas refuse to die down after revelations that recently appointed CEO Scott Thompson may have embellished his resume by claiming to hold a degree in accounting and computer science, when the degree was actually just for accounting. The issue was raised by shareholder activist, Dan Loeb, who wrote to the firm's board bringing the discrepancy to attention, claiming Thompson had "embellished his academic credentials" in order to land the role. "A rudimentary Google search reveals a Stonehill College alumni announcement stating that Thompson's degree is in accounting only. That announcement is consistent with other documents (including filings with the SEC) that reflect Thompson received a degree in accounting, but not computer science," Loeb wrote in the letter to the board . "If Thompson embellished his academic credentials we think that it 1) undermines...

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