Executive Change

Yahoo!

Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Launches Proxy Fight to Remove Yahoo Board

Starboard, which owns an estimated 1.7 percent of Yahoo, said it would nominate nine candidates as possible replacements.
Layoffs

SurveyMonkey Lays Off 100 Employees, Says Focus Will Be on Businesses

This is the latest change after nearly a year of turmoil.
Executive Change

Gaming Industry Veteran Frank Gibeau to Head Zynga as CEO

Zynga, once one of Silicon Valley's fastest-growing companies, suffered a dramatic reversal of fortunes in 2012 as gamers switched from Facebook-based games to those on mobile devices.
Executive Change

Twitter Just Lost Several Key Executives

Their departure is the biggest leadership change since Jack Dorsey's return as CEO.
Franchise 500

Why Franchising Was Key to Righting the Ship for This Boat Club

With a motivated captain at the helm, a membership boating club has sailed up Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 rankings.
Executive Change

Tidal Is Now On Its Third CEO in 8 Months

Jay Z's music-streaming service has had high turnover since it launched in March. Jeff Toig, formerly of SoundCloud, is now at the helm.
Congress

Speaker of the House John Boehner to Resign in October

Boehner announced his decision to House Republicans earlier today.
Executive shakeup

Bonobos CEO Abruptly Steps Down After 3 Months on the Job

Fran Della Badia is out. Andy Dunn, co-founder and chairman, is back in.
Tinder

Sean Rad Takes Another Swipe as Tinder CEO

CEO Christopher Payne was not deemed a good 'fit' for the popular dating app.
American Apparel

American Apparel Tries On Something New: Ethics.

After firing its scandal-mired chairman, the company has updated its code of ethics to include rules about workplace relationships.
Microsoft

Steve Ballmer Leaves Microsoft's Board

Ballmer said he plans to devote much of his attention to the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, which he recently bought for $2 billion.
Satya Nadella

Satya Nadella Proves Even Giants Can Pivot

Just three months into his tenure as Microsoft CEO, Nadella has made peace with Apple and embraced change.
Technology

Apple Taps Burberry CEO to Run Retail Operations

Angela Ahrendts is the first high-profile head of retail since Ron Johnson left in 2011.