You Stay Classy Yahoo: CEO fired over phone

7 Sep

Yahoo’s CEO Carol Bartz was ousted with more than a year left on her contract. She will be replaced in the interim by CFO Tim Morse.

Carol sent an email to all employees at Yahoo saying:

“To all,

I am very sad to tell you that I’ve just been fired over the phone by Yahoo’s Chairman of the Board. It has been my pleasure to work with all of you and I wish you only the best going forward.


Getting fired over the phone? Didn’t she have Yahoo Messenger installed? You stay classy Yahoo.


2 Responses to “You Stay Classy Yahoo: CEO fired over phone”

  1. Nich W. September 7, 2011 at 11:00 am #

    They were G-chatting about it before she even got fired because the Chairman posted in his G+….

  2. Anonymous September 7, 2011 at 1:21 pm #

    Ha! I was going to make a gchat reference but decided to go with Mr Ron Burgundy.

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