Yahoo! (NASDAQ:YHOO) is now one board member lighter, as two directors have left and a new one has been appointed, the company reported in an official press release. Ex-Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) executive, computer scientist, and entrepreneur Max Levchin is the new addition.
Levchin was vice president of engineering at Google following that company's acquisition of Slide, a software developer which he founded and managed. He is currently the chairman of the board at both data aggregator Kaggle, and Yelp (NYSE:YELP).
Departing from the board are David Kenny and Brad Smith. According to Yahoo!, the two men have left to concentrate on their respective firms.
With these moves, Yahoo! now has a board consisting of 11 individuals.
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