August 17, 2008
Icahn's Right-Hand Men Confirmed for Yahoo!'s Board
Yahoo! has confirmed that two new directors who will be included in the executive board are from Carl Icahn's slate. The two businessmen are Frank Biondi and John Chapple, and are familiar with issues regarding media, entertainment, and even telecommunications and real estate. Previously, Biondi held executive roles in companies such as Universal Studios, Viacom, Hasbro, while Chapple was COO or president of enterprises like Hawkeye Investments or AT&T Wireless Services.