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Yahoo Japan taps Manabu Miyasaka, 44, to become new CEO on April 1st – “smartphones is our priority” Yah! http://bit.ly/IpC9nk
This move has clearly been in motion for some time – great to see some fresh blood stepping forward! [Eds]
Yahoo Japan to Speed Up Development of Smartphone Apps
Yahoo Japan Corp. (4689), operator of the countryâ€™s most-visited web portal, said it plans to accelerate development of mobile-device applications as the number of smartphone users rises.
â€œThe one thing Iâ€™ve decided is to make smartphones our priority,â€ Manabu Miyasaka, 44, who will become chief executive officer of Yahoo Japan on April 1, said in an interview in Tokyo yesterday. â€œThat market will grow much faster than the personal-computer market.â€
Miyasaka is replacing Masahiro Inoue, 55, as part of a management overhaul that includes creating a new position to oversee smartphone services. Shin Murakami, 35, will be chief mobile officer from April, while Toshiki Ohya, 42, has been named chief financial officer.. Continue >>
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