Form 8-K YAHOO INC For: Jan 28

February 2, 2016 4:50 PM EST

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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 28, 2016

 

 

Yahoo! Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Delaware   000-28018   77-0398689
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission   (I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)   File Number)   Identification No.)

 

701 First Avenue

Sunnyvale, California

  94089
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (408) 349-3300

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 


Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

On January 28, 2016, Charles Schwab notified Yahoo! Inc. (“Yahoo”) that he was resigning from Yahoo’s Board of Directors (the “Board”) effective February 2, 2016. Mr. Schwab is resigning due to his other professional commitments and demands on his time, and not due to any disagreement with Yahoo on any matter related to Yahoo’s operations, policies or practices. The size of the Board will be reduced to seven directors effective February 2, 2016.

In connection with Mr. Schwab’s resignation from the Board, the Board appointed Maynard G. Webb, Jr., a current director of the Company, to the Audit Committee of the Board, effective February 2, 2016.


SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

YAHOO! INC.

(Registrant)

By:   /s/ Ronald S. Bell
  Name:   Ronald S. Bell
  Title:   General Counsel and Secretary

Date: February 2, 2016



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