Yahoo Hires Ex-AOL Counsel To Lead Policy Work

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT) -- Yahoo Inc. said Wednesday it has hired Tekedra N. Mawakana, AOL Inc.’s former senior vice president of public policy and deputy general counsel, to lead its global public policy efforts, including issues related to privacy and intellectual property.

Mawakana joins Yahoo as deputy general counsel and vice president for global public policy. The company said she will develop and direct Yahoo’s global public policy strategy and team, with responsibility for global government affairs.

“Tekedra and her team will work closely with lawmakers and regulators around the...
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