Arthur Chong was Appointed as General Counsel at Yahoo

Date of management change: March 13, 2017 

What Happened?

Sunnyvale, -based Yahoo Appointed Arthur Chong as General Counsel


About the Company

Yahoo is a guide focused on informing, connecting, and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions


About the Person

Mr. Arthur Chong has been General Counsel and Secretary of Altaba Inc. (Formerly known as Yahoo! Inc.) since March 10, 2017. Mr. Chong served as an Outside Legal Advisor to Altaba Inc. from October 2016 to March 9, 2017. From June 2016 to October 2016, Mr. Chong served as a Special Advisor to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, a law firm. Mr. Chong served as a Secretary and General Counsel of Broadcom Corporation from October 31, 2008 to February 1, 2016 and served as its Executive Vice President from February 2010 to February 1, 2016. He was responsible for the legal, corporate secretary, governance, litigation, intellectual property, compliance and government relations activities for Broadcom. Mr. Chong served as Senior Vice President at Broadcom Corp. from October 31, 2008 to February 2010. He served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Safeco Corporation from November 14, 2005 to October 2008. He oversaw Safeco's legal, government relations and corporate governance activities. Mr. Chong spent 24 years at McKesson Corporation, a Fortune 15 healthcare services and information technology company based in San Francisco. He served as Deputy General Counsel of McKesson Corporation since 1999 and its Counsel from April 1981 to June 1999. Before joining McKesson Corporation in 1981, he served as an Associate at the Law Firm of McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen in San Francisco since September 1978. He has been Outside Director at Yahoo Japan Corporation since June 2017. Mr. Chong received an A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.


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