Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Yahoo hires Zagat lead from Google to replace resigned Flickr chief

updated 05:29 am EDT, Wed August 7, 2013

Hiring of Bernardo Hernandez latest Google-Yahoo tansfer

Yahoo has installed a new leader for Flickr, with Google's managing director of product management for Zagat transferring to the company. The addition of Bernardo Hernandez to Yahoo to replace the resigned Brett Wayn is the latest ex-Google employee to take a prominent position in the company under the leadership of Yahoo CEO and early Googler Marissa Mayer.

Hernandez is said to have previously worked with Mayer at Google, with today being his first day at Yahoo, though it is suggested he has actually been at the company for a number of weeks. According to CNet, he will be working on the company's photo-sharing strategy, which could see increased integration between Flickr and prominent acquisition Tumblr.

Earlier transfers from Google to Yahoo include Henrique de Castro last October as chief operating officer, Andrew Schulte last August as chief of staff, Anne Expiritu, and Dylan Casey. The company has also bought a number of other companies in order to bolster itself, including Rockmelt and PhotoForge 2 developer GhostBird.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

PenClic Bluetooth mouse

Windows 8 aside, computer users have been trained that a mouse is the proper way to navigate through the desktop for years. Trackballs ...

Cat B100

Cat is primarily known for its heavy-duty machinery used in the construction industry and farming, among other areas. What may not be ...

Linksys EA6900 AC Router

As 802.11ac networking begins to makes its way into more and more devices, you may find yourself considering an upgrade for your home ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News