Henrique de Castro to Join Yahoo! as Chief Operating Officer

We’re excited to announce the newest member of Yahoo!’s executive staff—industry veteran Henrique de Castro will join Yahoo! as COO. He will be responsible for the strategic and operational oversight of Yahoo!’s sales, operations, media, and business development worldwide.

Henrique is an inspiring and dynamic leader, with more than 20 years in strategy and operations management, including structuring and scaling multi-billion-dollar global businesses.

“Henrique is an incredibly accomplished and rigorous business leader, and I’m personally excited to have him join Yahoo!’s strong leadership team,” said Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo!. “His operational experience in internet advertising and his proven success in structuring and scaling global organizations make him the perfect fit for Yahoo! as we propel the business to its next phase of growth.”

The entire Yahoo! team is thrilled to welcome Henrique!