Yahoo! Hires Shashi Seth Away from AOL; Sue James Named to Board

After three months at AOL, Shashi Seth jumped ship to join Yahoo! He's been named Vice President of Yahoo! Search Products. Basically, Seth went from AOL, which is powered by Google to Yahoo!, which will soon be powered by Bing.

Meanwhile, Sue James has been elected to Yahoo!'s Board of Directors. James has spent a huge chunk of her career at E&Y. She joined the company in 1975, became a partner in 1987, and retired in June 2006. Then, she consulted with E&Y until December 2009. James is a CPA and as part of her work with E&Y, participated in the audit work for major corporations such as Intel Corporation, Sun Microsystems, Amazon.com, Autodesk (Bartz connection!) and HP.

James also serves on the Board of Directors for Applied Materials, Inc., Coherent, Inc. and Tri-Valley Animal Rescue.